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A Theory of Indexical Shift : Meaning, Grammar, and Crosslinguistic Variation.

Author/Creator:
Deal, Amy Rose.
Publication:
Cambridge : MIT Press, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (201 pages)
Series:
Linguistic Inquiry Monographs
Linguistic Inquiry Monographs ; v.82
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Other Title:
A Theory of Indexical Shift
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A comprehensive overview of the semantics and syntax of indexical shift that develops a constrained typology of the phenomenon across languages.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Series Foreword
Preface
1. Introduction
2. Indexicals and Operators: A Nez Perce Case Study
2.1 Analysis Types
2.1.1 The Quotation Analysis
2.1.2 The Nonindexical Analysis
2.1.3 The Partial Quotation Analysis
2.1.4 The Binding Analysis
2.1.5 The Context Pronoun Analysis
2.1.6 The Pragmatic Analysis
2.2 The Shifty Operator Theory of Indexical Shift
2.2.1 Meanings for Indexicals and Operators
2.2.2 Operators in Syntactic Structures
2.2.3 The Overwriting Nature of Context Shift
2.2.4 Conclusion to the Case Study
2.3 Epilogue: Operators beyond Nez Perce
3. Shifty Asymmetries
3.1 Dimensions of Variation
3.1.1 Which Verbs Are Involved in Shifting
3.1.2 Which Indexicals Shift (with Which Verbs)
3.1.3 How Much Optionality is Permitted in Indexical Shift
3.1.4 Which Indexicals Must Be Read De Se When Shifted
3.2 Deriving the Asymmetries
3.2.1 Regulating Which Indexicals Shift
3.2.2 The Effect of Verbs
3.2.3 Back to the De Se
4. Extending the Theory
4.1 Temporal Indexicals
4.2 Lexical Bundling
4.2.1 Verbs of Cognition and the Second Person
4.2.2 Temporal/Locative Bundling in Korean
4.3 Remarks on Single-Operator Analyses
4.4 Summary of Predictions
5. Beyond Indexical Shift
5.1 From Mixed Quotation to Free Indirect Discourse
5.2 Sign Language Role Shift
5.3 Fake Indexicals
5.4 Indexiphors
5.5 Closing Remarks
6. Conclusions
Appendix A. Remarks on Shift Together
Appendix B. Nez Perce Grammatical Background
Notes
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Appendix A
Appendix B
References
Index.
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ISBN:
0-262-35912-X
OCLC:
1190716437