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    • Intervention effects in German : a contiguity approach 

      Hehl, Verena,S.M.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This paper explores to what extent Richards' Contiguity Theory can insightfully be applied to so-called Intervention Effects in German, a set of phenomena which were originally described as constraining the syntax in an ...
    • Expletive negation and the decomposition of only 

      Margulis, Daniel,S.M.Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019)
      This thesis is focused on the seemingly superfluous sentential negation showing up in Hebrew until-clauses. I discuss a scalar implicature arising from until-clauses which surprisingly becomes uncancellable when this ...
    • Peskotomuhkati latuwewakon (Passamaquoddy language) 

      Lewey, Newell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
      Over the decades, Passamaquoddy has been taught in many ways and many forms. Some have tried using object identification and word(s) learning while others have tried teaching writing and reading via a phonetic form of ...