• Sam Alxatib
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 104)


It is shown that the focus particle only behaves unexpectedly with a class of expressions, which are labeled here as “negative antonyms”. The interaction is demonstrated in detail, and its theoretical relevance is discussed. The theoretical proposal is described informally, with short synopses of later chapters.


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  • Sam Alxatib
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  1. 1.The Graduate CenterCUNYNew YorkUSA

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