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Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure$
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Malka Rappaport Hovav, Edit Doron, and Ivy Sichel

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199544325

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.001.0001

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Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure
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Malka Rappaport Hovav (Contributor Webpage)

Edit Doron (Contributor Webpage)

Ivy Sichel (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0001

This chapter introduces the volume by outlining the general themes explored and describing the structure of the book. The chapters all address aspects of the same basic research programme: determining the division of labour between the lexicon, (morpho)syntax, and compositional semantics in the encoding of what can broadly be construed as event structure, encompassing event participants and the temporal properties associated with the linguistic representation of events.

Keywords:   Event‐structure, lexical representation, argument structure, event semantics, Anita Mittwoch

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