Topical Referents for Individuals and Possibilities

In R. Hastings, B. Jackson & Z. Zvolensky (eds.), Proceedings from SALT XI. CLC (2001)
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Partee (1973) noted anaphoric parallels between English tenses and pronouns. Since then these parallels have been analyzed in terms of type-neutral principles of discourse anaphora. Recently, Stone (1997) extended the anaphoric parallel to English modals. In this paper I extend the story to languages of other types. This evidence also shows that centering parallels are even more detailed than previously recognized. Based on this evidence, I propose a semantic representation language (Logic of Change with Centered Worlds), in which the observed parallels can be formally analyzed.
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