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Ransom, Evelyn N. 1977. On the representation of modality. Linguistics and Philosophy 1 : 357–379.
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R. argues that the modality of simple and embedded sentences should be treated not as a property of predicates, but rather as a property of sentences (simple or embedded). She provides evidence that the meanings of modalities do not depend on the meanings of the embedding predicates, nor vice versa.