Andrea Gualmini

List of John Benjamins publications for which Andrea Gualmini plays a role.


Gualmini, Andrea and Sharon Unsworth 2010 Scope assignment in child language: On the role of the Question Under DiscussionThe Linguistics Enterprise: From knowledge of language to knowledge in linguistics, Everaert, Martin B.H., Tom Lentz, Hannah N.M. De Mulder, Øystein Nilsen and Arjen Zondervan (eds.), pp. 99–114 | Article
This paper focuses on recent work on children’s interpretation of scopally ambiguous sentences. We review current literature on the topic and we discuss two theoretical notions, namely the notion of surface scope and the notion of Question Under Discussion (QUD). We argue that both notions are… read more
Gualmini, Andrea and Vincenzo Moscati 2009 The early steps of modal and negation interactions: Evidence from child ItalianRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ Amsterdam 2007, Aboh, Enoch O., Elisabeth van der Linden, Josep Quer and Petra Sleeman (eds.), pp. 131–144 | Article
Children’s interpretation of scopally ambiguous sentences has been the subject of much recent research. In this paper, we address this issue by looking at children’s interpretation of sentences containing an ambiguity between different scope-bearing elements, namely negation and a modal verb in… read more
Gualmini, Andrea 2007 Mechanisms of scope resolution in child ItalianRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2005: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’, Utrecht, 8–10 December 2005, Baauw, Sergio, Frank Drijkoningen and Manuela Pinto (eds.), pp. 149–164 | Article
This paper presents the results of an experiment investigating children’s interpretation of the Italian indefinite qualche and negation in the two arguments of the universal quantifier. The findings show that Italianspeaking children’s interpretation of qualche in sentences containing negation is… read more