Elena Castroviejo Miró

List of John Benjamins publications for which Elena Castroviejo Miró plays a role.


Boundaries, Phases and Interfaces: Case studies in honor of Violeta Demonte

Edited by Olga Fernández-Soriano, Elena Castroviejo Miró and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 239] 2017. viii, 369 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Castroviejo Miró, Elena and Laia Mayol 2018 The building blocks of Catalan ‘at least’Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 13: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 29, Nijmegen, Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs and Dominique Nouveau (eds.), pp. 41–54 | Chapter
This paper deals with the meaning of a Catalan expression that is partially analogous to English at least, namely si més no (literally ‘if more not’). We aim to derive its concessive and epistemic readings, and explain its lack of complete overlap with at least by appealing to si més no’s building… read more
Castroviejo Miró, Elena, Olga Fernández-Soriano and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez 2017 Introduction: Boundaries, phases and interfacesBoundaries, Phases and Interfaces: Case studies in honor of Violeta Demonte, Fernández-Soriano, Olga, Elena Castroviejo Miró and Isabel Pérez-Jiménez (eds.), pp. 1–24 | Introduction
Castroviejo Miró, Elena and Isabel Oltra-Massuet 2016 On capacities and their epistemic extensionsRomance Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 43rd Linguistic Symposium on Romance Languages (LSRL), New York, 17-19 April, 2013, Tortora, Christina, Marcel den Dikken, Ignacio L. Montoya and Teresa O'Neill (eds.), pp. 59–78 | Article
The purpose of this paper is twofold; first, we aim to provide a series of tests that identify Spanish ser capaz ‘be capable’ (henceforth SC) as an ambiguous modal, just like English must or can. Specifically, we observe that SC has not only an abilitative flavor, but also an epistemic one. Second,… read more
Spanish prepositional phrases headed by sin “without” with a bare noun complement (una habitación sin luz “a room without light”; un hombre sin corbata “a man without tie”) show interesting gradability properties: Degree modification is allowed if the N complement is a mass noun (una habitación muy… read more
Mayol, Laia and Elena Castroviejo Miró 2011 Unfortunate questions: Evaluative adverbs in questions in FrenchRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2009: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' Nice 2009, Berns, Janine, Haike Jacobs and Tobias Scheer (eds.), pp. 223–238 | Article
This paper examines the semantic properties of evaluative adverbs, such as unfortunately, in question environments in French. We take Bonami and Godard’s (2008) analysis for malheureusement (‘unfortunately’) in declarative sentences, where such propositional adverbs are analyzed as ancillary… read more