Mixed Quotation

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Abstract

The central challenge posed by mixed quotation is that it exhibits both regular semantic use and metalinguistic reference, simultaneously. Semanticists disagree considerably on how to capture the interplay between these two meaning aspects. In this case study I present the various semantic approaches to mixed quotation and compare their predictions with respect to empirical phenomena like indexical shifting, projection, and non‐constituent mixed quotation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Wiley Blackwell Companion to Semantics
EditorsDaniel Gutzmann, Lisa Matthewson, Cecile Meier, Hotze Rullmann, Thomas E. Zimmerman
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
ISBN (Electronic)9781118788516
ISBN (Print)9781118788318
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Publication statusPublished - Feb-2021

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