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Local Plural Anaphora as Sub-event Distributivity
Chris LaTerza
141-148 (complete paper or proceedings contents)


This paper outlines a neo-Davidsonian event analysis of local plural anaphoric dependencies. It is proposed that an event-based distributivity operator can provide a unified semantic analysis of phenomena such as distance distributivity, reciprocity, and plural reflexivity. The analysis draws on several ideas from neo-Davidsonian event semantics, such as thematic separation and algebraic models of event structure.

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Proceedings of the 32nd West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
edited by Ulrike Steindl, Thomas Borer, Huilin Fang, Alfredo García Pardo, Peter Guekguezian, Brian Hsu, Charlie O'Hara, and Iris Chuoying Ouyang
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