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Tense, aspect, and indexicality

James Higginbotham

Tense, aspect, and indexicality

by James Higginbotham

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Aspect,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Tense,
  • Indexicals (Semantics),
  • Semantics (Philosophy),
  • Language and languages -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [246]-254) and index.

    StatementJames Higginbotham.
    SeriesOxford studies in theoretical linguistics -- 26
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP107 .H55 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 257 p. :
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23968788M
    ISBN 100199239312, 0199239320
    ISBN 109780199239313, 9780199239320
    LC Control Number2009517523

    26 Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality by James Higginbotham 27 Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure edited by Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel 28 About the Speaker Towards a Syntax of Indexicality by Alessandra Giorgi 29 The Sound Patterns of Syntax edited by Nomi Erteschik-Shir and Lisa Rochman.   Ch. 6 outlines the problems with Btheory semantics, most crucially, its inability to solve the problem of indexicality and to meet the demand on our metaphysics placed by semantics and psychology. Ch. 7 builds a semantics of tense consistent with the A-theory and outlines its metaphysical consequences and the standard objections it faces.

      Aspectual Grammar and Past-Time Reference (review) Aspectual Grammar and Past-Time Reference (review) Chirkova, Katia. BOOK NOTICES (­), develops an eclectic theoretical apparatus to account for the distribution of arguments in many different constructions. For example, specific nominative objects move to Spec-AgrP to check case `and then move up to the . Verbal Morphology – Tense, Mood, Aspect, and Voice. In many languages, a number of different features are marked on the verb and serve to situate and contextualize its usage. Tense, mood, aspect, and voice are some of the most common of these types of features.

    This chapter discusses the sequence of tense in complement clauses and object relative clauses. It shows how, given very simple semantic principles, the basic semantic phenomena associated with sequence of tense will follow. It then takes up the fundamental question of this chapter — the asymmetry between complement clauses and object relatives — and argues that an answer proposed since. Tense & Aspect Defined “In grammar, tense is a category that locates a situation in time, to indicate when the situation takes place.” (Comrie, ) Aspect refers to “the internal constituency of actions, events, states, processes or situations.” (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)Missing: indexicality.


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This book is a collection of slightly revised papers on tense and indexicality that were published between and by James Higginbotham, one of the most renowned scholars in.

” Crosslinguistic views on tense, aspect and modality is an impressive collection of relevant papers the scope of the book is both broad and up-to-date, providing insights into grammatical categories which interest various aspect, ranging from theory-inspired linguists to practice-focused pedagogues.” in: Belgian Journal of English.

Tense and aspect are two important properties pertaining to the way events are viewed in relation to speech time. Chinese lacks “grammaticalized” tense but makes clear aspectual distinctions.

Unlike English, Chinese verbs are “tenseless”, i.e., the verb form remains the same no matter when the event happens. Event time may be inferred with an explicit time adverb or aspectual marker. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

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A precious resource for students of semantics and syntactic theory in linguistics and philosophy. Tense–aspect–mood (commonly abbreviated tam) or tense–modality–aspect (abbreviated as tma) is a group of grammatical categories which are important for the understanding of spoken or written content and which are marked in different ways by different languages.

TAM covers the expression of three major components of words which lead to or assist with a correct understanding of the. Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality: James Higginbotham | Books Express Cumpără cartea Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality de James Higginbotham la prețul de lei, cu livrare prin curier oriunde în România.

Libraria online Books Express. Higginbotham, James () Tense, Aspect, and Indexicality, Oxford University Press, Chs (preview available as Google book) King, Jeffrey C. Tense, modality, and semantic values. The Difference Between Tense and Aspect "Traditionally both aspects [perfect and progressive] are treated as part of the tense system in English, and mention is made of tenses such as the present progressive (e.g.

We are waiting), the present perfect progressive ( have been waiting), and the past perfect progressive ( had been waiting), with the latter two combining Missing: indexicality.

The progressive aspect expresses incomplete or ongoing actions or states at a specific time. For example, the use of the progressive aspect in I am floating the book indicates that I started floating the book in the past and am still floating the book in the present and presumably the future.

The formula for forming the present progressive is [simple present “to be” + present participle].Missing: indexicality.

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English has four aspects: simple, progressive, perfect, and perfect progressive. Here are all verbal aspects in English grouped by verb g: indexicality.

Direct Indexicality, Dude "Direct indexicality is a meaning relationship that holds directly between language and the stance, act, activity, or identity indexed "An illustration of this process can be seen in the American-English address term dude (Kiesling, ).

The overarching goal that the editors set out to achieve is to question the traditional grammatical categories of tense, aspect, and mood, and the book does a strong job raising these issues and providing analyses across a wide variety of TAM phenomena.

Although there are other recent books on tense, aspect, and mood, this one stands out.tense and aspect (Dahl and Bybee ). The present paper is an attempt to integrate the results of these studies in order to come closer to a general theory of grams with tense and aspect as a special case.

1. Comparing the meaning of grams across languages The meaning of grams is characterized by an abstractness and rela­.On our verb tenses worksheets, practice involves filling in the blanks and rewriting sentences in the specified aspect and tense.

This enables students not only to enhance their knowledge of the various verb tense forms, but also to articulate more complex actions and g: indexicality.