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Document Type

Open Access Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degree Program

Linguistics

Year Degree Awarded

2018

Month Degree Awarded

May

First Advisor

Rajesh Bhatt and Vincent Homer

Second Advisor

Seth Cable

Third Advisor

Lyn Frazier

Fourth Advisor

Alejandro Perez Carballo

Subject Categories

French Linguistics | Language Description and Documentation | Semantics and Pragmatics | Syntax | Typological Linguistics and Linguistic Diversity

Abstract

This dissertation studies the distribution of Polar Response Particles (i.e. yes/no particles) in embedded contexts with a focus on European French.

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