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Binding Domains: Anaphoric and Pronominal Pronouns in Categorial Grammar

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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10686)

Abstract

In this paper we present a treatment for anaphoric pronouns and reflexives in a Type Logical Grammar. To this end, we introduce structural modalities into the left pronominal rule of the categorial calculus with limited contraction LLC [8]. Following a proposal due to Hepple [6], we also sketch an analysis for the long-distance anaphora seg from Icelandic.

Keywords

3sg Reflexives 3sg Pronouns Binding Theory Type Logical Grammar Calculus LLC 

Notes

Acknowledgment

The author was supported by a doctoral scholarship granted by FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, process number 2013/08115-1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidade Estadual de CampinasCampinasBrazil

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