Jacqueline Giry-Schneider

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jacqueline Giry-Schneider plays a role.


This article deals with adjectives which, in French, are used to estimate subjectively a quantity in sentences such as Ce salaire est bas, ridicule (Those wages are low), Ce livre est épais (This book is thick), Cette pente est faible, douce (This slope is smooth). Howether, these adjective do not… read more
Giry-Schneider, Jacqueline 2005 Les noms épistémiques et leurs verbes supportsVerbes supports: Nouvel état des lieux, Gross, Gaston et Sophie de Pontonx (dir.), pp. 219–238 | Article
This article aims at clarifying the notion of “cognitive nouns” (noms “épistémiques”), as it relates to cognitive mental phenomenons, for instance in sentences such as Max a une idée claire du problème (Max has a clear idea of the problem), or Max a une vision déformée du monde (Max has a twisted… read more
Giry-Schneider, Jacqueline 2004 Une construction tronquée du verbe faire: Jean fait le (brave + cachottier + repentant + enfant gâté)Lexique, Syntaxe et Lexique-Grammaire / Syntax, Lexis & Lexicon-Grammar: Papers in honour of Maurice Gross, Leclère, Christian, Éric Laporte, Mireille Piot and Max Silberztein (eds.), pp. 223–229 | Article
Expressions of the form N0 fait le N1 in French are not simply fixed expressions. There are in fact two distinct cases, differing in syntax and meaning: Max f ait l'arbitre (Max acts as referee) and Max fait l'innocent (Max plays the innocent). In this article, we characterise these two… read more
Giry-Schneider, Jacqueline 1988 L'interprétation Événementielle des Phrases en Il Y ALingvisticæ Investigationes 12:1, pp. 85–100 | Article
This paper presents an illustration of the claim that it is possible to treat a semantic problem with the use of syntactic data only, i.e. without appealing to extralinguistic considerations. The example in question is concerned with French clauses constructed around Il y a, for example Il y a un… read more