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Oral Presentation for "Presuppositionality and syntactic nominalization in finite clausal complements"

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posted on 01.06.2021, 21:13 by Rebecca Jarvis
This talk was presented on 2021 April 8 - 11 at the 39th meeting of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics.

Provided abstract:
This presentation focuses on the syntactic categories of clausal complements. It argues against a cross-linguistic bijection between nominal syntactic category and presuppositional interpretation. Specifically, it argues that English that-clauses should be analyzed as CPs (not DPs), while some languages display DP-nominalization of all (including non-presuppositional) embedded clauses.

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