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Remarks on Direct Questions and Direct Answers

  • W. Van Langendonck

Abstract

I would like to analyse an ordinary yes-no question (YNQ) as an epistemic request containing a disjunction of propositions. The latter constitute the set of possible direct answers to the YNQ (Hiz, 1978; Manor 1979).

Keywords

Semantic Representation Answer System Direct Question Direct Answer Polarity Item 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. Van Langendonck
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LouvainLouvainBelgium

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