Silvia Terenghi

List of John Benjamins publications for which Silvia Terenghi plays a role.


Terenghi, Silvia 2022 Integrating deictic co-speech gestures in demonstrative formsLinguistics in the Netherlands 2022, Vogels, Jorrig and Sterre Leufkens (eds.), pp. 225–239 | Article
Deictic co-speech gestures (DCSGs) are commonly regarded as intimately related to exophoric demonstrative forms; yet, no account is available that formalises this relation. This paper proposes that DCSGs spell-out part of the internal structure of exophoric demonstratives: concretely, they… read more
Terenghi, Silvia 2021 Chapter 16. Fission in Romance demonstrative-reinforcer constructionsRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2018: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 32, Utrecht, Baauw, Sergio, Frank Drijkoningen and Luisa Meroni (eds.), pp. 303–316 | Chapter
This paper proposes a new approach to Romance demonstrative-reinforcer constructions. The account is based on a binary valued feature system for deictic person and is embedded in the Distributed Morphology framework. Looking at data from Romance varieties, some (implicit) shortcomings of… read more
Terenghi, Silvia 2019 Demonstrative-reinforcer constructions and the syntactic role of deictic featuresLinguistics in the Netherlands 2019, Berns, Janine and Elena Tribushinina (eds.), pp. 192–207 | Article
In this paper I take Romance demonstrative-reinforcer constructions as a way to test whether the deictic features encoded by demonstrative and locative forms are active in the syntax. From a descriptive point of view, I claim that demonstrative systems can be best accounted for by making… read more