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Title: Proceedings of the North East Linguistic Society, MIT
Edited By: Makoto Kadowaki
Shigeto Kawahara
Series Title: NELS 33
Description:

Table of Contents:

* Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Paula Menéndez-Benito: Some Epistemic Indefinites
* Arto Anttila: Finnish Assibilation
* Mark Baker: On the Loci of Agreement: Inversion Constructions in Mapudungun
* Sigrid Beck, Toshiko Oda and Koji Sugisaki: Comparative Constructions in
Japanese vs. English
* Jonathan D. Bobaljik and Susi Wurmbrand: Long Distance Object Agreement,
Restructuring and Anti-reconstruction
* Patrik Bye: Opacity, Transparency and Unification in the Phonology of
Tiberian Hebrew
* Barbara Citko: ATB Wh-Movement and the Nature of Merge
* Andries W. Coetzee: Just How Many Languages Are There?
* Bridget Copley: Stativity Over and Under the Future Modal
* Eun-Sook Kim: Patterns of Reduplication in Nuu-chah-nulth
* Zhiqiang Li: A Perceptual Account of Asymmetries in Tonal Alignment
* Claudia Maienborn: Against a Davidsonian Analysis of Copula Sentences
* Luisa Martí: Only, Context Reconstruction, and Informativity
* Emi Mukai: On Verbless Conjunction in Japanese
* Kimiko Nakanishi: The Semantics of Measure Phrases
* Junko Ochi and Masao Ochi: Reciprocity and Null Operator Movement
* Orin Percus and Uli Sauerland: Pronoun Movement in Dream Reports
* Eric Potsdam: Evidence for Semantic Identity under Ellipsis from Malagasy
Sluicing
* Christopher Potts: Expressive Content as Conventional Implicature
* Mamoru Saito: On the Role of Selection in the Application of Merge
* Uli Sauerland and Fabian Heck: LF-Intervention Effects in Pied-Piping
* Hooi Ling Soh: Antecedent-Contained Deletion Constructions in Mandarin
Chinese
* Arnim von Stechow: Feature Deletion under Semantic Binding: Tense, Person, and Mood under Verbal uantifiers
* Shoichi Takahashi: More Than Two uantifiers
* Barbara Ürögdi: Feature Doubling, Aspectual Structure, and Expletives
* Tom Werner: Deducing the Future
* Susi Wurmbrand: A-Movement to the Point of no Return

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Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Graduate Linguistic Students' Association, Umass
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Semantics
Syntax
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