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Events as Grammatical Objects


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Introduction Carol Tenny and James Pustejovsky; Part I. Foundational Issues in Event Semantics: 1. What lexical semantics reveals about the nature of events Beth Levin; 2. Events, predication, and Qualia structure James Pustejovsky; Part II. Grammatical Components of Complex Events: 3. The Quantization puzzle Hana Filip; 4. Events and thematic role assignments to affected objects Gregory Carlson; Part III. Event Structure and the Syntax and Semantics of Adverbs: 5. Some effects of manner adverbials on meaning June M. Wickboldt; 6. Manners and events Tom Ernst; 7. Core events and adverbial modification Carol Tenny; Part IV. Event Structure and Morphosyntax: 8. Event structure in syntax Lisa Travis; 9. Verb Frame alternations in Dutch and their acquisition Angeliek Van Hout; 10. Ergativity and event structure Elizabeth Ritter and Sara Rosen; 11. On lexical verb meanings: evidence from Salish Henry Davis and Hamida Demirdache; Part V. Grammaticalization of Events and Non-Events: 12. On the internal structure of stative psychological causatives in Finnish Liina Pylkkanen; 13. Anti neo-Davidsonianism Graham Katz; Part VI. Thoughts: 14. Where we are in the study of events in natural language Barbara Partee.

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