Chapter 7. Lacking Focus: Extraction and Ellipsis

  1. David I. Beaver and
  2. Brady Z. Clark

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304176.ch7

Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning

Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning

How to Cite

Beaver, D. I. and Clark, B. Z. (2008) Lacking Focus: Extraction and Ellipsis, in Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304176.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2008

Book Series:

  1. Explorations in Semantics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Susan Rothstein

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112635

Online ISBN: 9781444304176

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Keywords:

  • lacking focus - extraction and ellipsis;
  • extraction;
  • principle of lexical association;
  • cross-linguistic evidence on extraction;
  • analyzing extraction data;
  • extraction puzzle;
  • English ellipsis construction;
  • analyzing ellipsis data;
  • ellipsis puzzle

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Extraction

  • Cross-linguistic Evidence on Extraction

  • Analyzing the Extraction Data

  • An Extraction Puzzle

  • Ellipsis

  • Analyzing the Ellipsis Data

  • An Ellipsis Puzzle

  • Summary