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Costa, Rachel. 1975. A functional solution for illogical reflexives in Italian. Papers from the Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 11 (Parasession on functionalism) : 112–125.
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C. describes Italian 'illogical reflexives' (e.g. 'I fatti si sanno già', 'the facts are already known') as agentless passives and formulates functional constraints on their use.