18.1463, Qs: Weak Case?; Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning

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Subject: 18.1463, Qs: Weak Case?; Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning

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1)
Date: 13-May-2007
From: Rachel Ertl < rgertl at uwm.edu >
Subject: Weak Case? 

2)
Date: 10-May-2007
From: Arash Golzari < arashgolzari at gmail.com >
Subject: Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning

 

	
-------------------------Message 1 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 14:54:38
From: Rachel Ertl < rgertl at uwm.edu >
Subject: Weak Case? 
 


Based on Chomsky's (1995a) MP...

If a Case feature is weak, does that mean it doesn't have to be checked
(and deleted) until LF? Given that Case features are universally
[-interpretable] - meaning their existence will cause a derivation crash at
LF - how is it possible to delay checking until LF? 

Linguistic Field(s): Syntax


	
-------------------------Message 2 ---------------------------------- 
Date: Mon, 14 May 2007 14:54:58
From: Arash Golzari < arashgolzari at gmail.com >
Subject: Semantic meaning vs. Pragmatic meaning 

	

Greetings,

I am working on meaning reception in discourse. I was wondering if it is
possible to understand and analyze the pragmatic meaning of a phrase or
sentence before its semantic meaning. Could you please help me on this?

Your consideration is highly appreciated,

Arash Golzari
Azad University of Karaj, Iran 

Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
 




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