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2018-09-12Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.18452/20962
Scalar Diversity, Negative Strengthening, and Adjectival Semantics
dc.contributor.authorGotzner, Nicole
dc.contributor.authorSolt, Stephanie
dc.contributor.authorBenz, Anton
dc.date.accessioned2019-12-18T11:56:10Z
dc.date.available2019-12-18T11:56:10Z
dc.date.issued2018-09-12none
dc.date.updated2019-10-12T08:08:48Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://edoc.hu-berlin.de/18452/21714
dc.description.abstractPrevious research has demonstrated great variability in the rates of scalar inferences across different triggers (Doran et al., 2009; van Tiel et al., 2016). In the current study, we show that variation is more systematic than previously thought. In particular, we present experimental evidence suggesting that endorsements of scalar implicatures (i) are anti-correlated with the degree of negative strengthening of the stronger scale-mate (e.g., whether John is not stunning is interpreted as conveying that John is rather ugly) and (ii) are affected by the scale structure and the underlying scalar semantics of gradable adjectives (in particular boundedness, polarity, and adjectival extremeness). Overall, our research suggests that scale structure should be taken into account in theories of implicature.eng
dc.language.isoengnone
dc.publisherHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
dc.rights(CC BY 4.0) Attribution 4.0 Internationalger
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subjectscalar implicatureeng
dc.subjectscalar diversityeng
dc.subjectscale structureeng
dc.subjectgradable adjectiveseng
dc.subjectnegative strengtheningeng
dc.subjectnegationeng
dc.subject.ddc150 Psychologienone
dc.titleScalar Diversity, Negative Strengthening, and Adjectival Semanticsnone
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-110-18452/21714-4
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.18452/20962
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionnone
local.edoc.pages13none
local.edoc.type-nameZeitschriftenartikel
local.edoc.container-typeperiodical
local.edoc.container-type-nameZeitschrift
dc.description.versionPeer Reviewednone
dc.identifier.eissn1664-1078
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.doi10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01659none
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.journaltitleFrontiers in Psychologynone
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.volume9none
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.articlenumber1659none
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.originalpublishernameFrontiers Media S.A.none
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.originalpublisherplaceLausannenone
bua.departmentSprach- und literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultätnone

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