Lectures on focus

Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar 22, August 2020

Michael Yoshitaka ERLEWINE (mitcho)

Six lectures on the syntax and semantics of focus — all available on YouTube:

  1. Introduction, Alternative Semantics, sentential vs constituent particles
  2. Explaining patterns of association
  3. Anti-pied-piping and the operator–particle theory
  4. Scalar particle meanings
  5. Wh-quantification
  6. Focus and the architecture of grammar