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On infinitivals hosting logophors: The case of Icelandic

  • Hans-Martin Gärtner (a1)

This squib provides counterexamples to the claim that Icelandic reflexive sig cannot be construed logophorically if immediately contained inside an infinitival clause. Consequences for Eric Reuland's views on the division of labor between grammar and pragmatics are discussed.

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Josep Quer . 2006. Subjunctives. In Martin Everaert & Henk van Riemsdijk (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Syntax, vol. 4, 660684. Oxford: Blackwell.

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Philippe Schlenker . 2004. Context of thought and context of utterance: A note on free indirect discourse and the historical present. Mind & Language 19, 279304.

Philippe Schlenker . 2005. The lazy Frenchmanʼs approach to the subjunctive: Speculations on reference to worlds and semantics defaults in the analysis of mood. In Twan Geerts , Ivo van Ginneken & Haike Jacobs (eds.), Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2003, 269309. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

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Höskuldur Thráinsson . 2007. The Syntax of Icelandic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Matthew Whelpton . 2002. Locality and control with infinitives of result. Natural Language Semantics 10, 167210.

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Nordic Journal of Linguistics
  • ISSN: 0332-5865
  • EISSN: 1502-4717
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