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By Pierre Larrivée, Chungmin Lee

This quantity bargains insights on experimental and empirical learn in theoretical linguistic problems with negation and polarity, focusing on how negation is marked and how destructive polarity is emphatic and the way it interacts with double negation. Metalinguistic negation and neg-raising also are explored within the volume. Leading experts within the box present novel rules by way of utilizing various experimental tools in felicity judgments, eye monitoring, self-paced readings, prosody and ERP. specific consciousness is given to huge crosslinguistc info from French, Catalan and Korean in addition to analyses utilizing semantic and pragmatic methods, corpus linguistics, diachronic views and longitudinal acquisitional reviews in addition to signed and gestural negation. each one contribution is positioned with reference to significant past reports, thereby providing readers insights at the present state-of-the-art in study on negation and damaging polarity, highlighting how theory and knowledge jointly contributes to the knowledge of cognition and mind.

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