UCL Psychology and Language Sciences



Contents of UCLWPL 8 (1996)

Edited by Phillip Backley and John Harris


Neil Smith & Ianthi-Maria Tsimpli Modules and quasi-modules: language and theory of mind in a polyglot savant

Semantics and Pragmatics

Richard Breheny Pro-active focus
Robyn Carston Enrichment and loosening: complementary processes in deriving the proposition expressed
Carmen Curcó The implicit expression of attitudes, mutual manifestness and verbal humour
Barrie Evans Event variables and Davidson's program in semantics
Isao Higashimori & Deirdre Wilson Questions on Relevance
Eun-Ju Noh A relevance-theoretic account of metarepresentative uses in conditionals
Anna Papafragou On generics
Villy Rouchota Discourse connectives: what do they link?


Phillip Backley & Toyomi Takahashi Activate alpha: harmony without spreading
Mercedes Cabrera-Abreu & John Maidment Edge-licensing in chanting contours | Graphics)
John Harris Phonological output is redundancy-free and fully interpretable
Phil Harrison An experiment with tone
Krisztina Polgárdi Constraint ranking, Government Licensing and the fate of final empty nuclei


Maya Arad A minimalist view of the syntax-lexical semantics interface
Annabel Cormack & Neil Smith Checking theory: features, functional heads, and checking-parameters
Richard Hudson The difficulty of (so-called) self-embedded structures
Hans van de Koot Strong features, pied-piping and the overt/covert distinction
Christian Kreps Dependency, licensing and the nature of grammatical relations
Fuyo Osawa Missing arguments in earlier English clause structures
And Rosta S-dependency
Yu-Yan Anne Teng Aspectuals in Cantonese: the case of Saai
Dimitra Irini Tzanidaki Configurationality and Greek clause structure