List of John Benjamins publications for which Valentina Brunetto plays a role.
2021. Chapter 1. Processing clitic pronouns outside coargumenthood. Romance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2018: Selected papers from 'Going Romance' 32, Utrecht, Baauw, Sergio, Frank Drijkoningen and Luisa Meroni (eds.), pp. 11–24
Online adult processing of English pronouns is subject to early structural constraints. However, if a sentence fails to provide a licit antecedent for a pronoun, ungrammatical antecedents may be fleetingly considered, causing processing disruption. This paper investigates whether illicit… read more | Chapter
Chapter 15. The acquisition path of near-reflexivity. Semantics in Language Acquisition, Syrett, Kristen and Sudha Arunachalam (eds.), pp. 352–3772018.
Classical statue sentences (‘Ringo hit himself’ meaning ‘Ringo hit his statue’) are a long-standing puzzle for binding theories. We enrich the Partition theory (Schwarzschild, 1996) to allow semantic partitions (based on contextual contrasts) to explain acquisition experiments. The semantic… read more | Chapter