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詞彙語意學 Lexical Semantics

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  • 詞彙語意學 Lexical Semantics

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課程行事曆

Week
Date
Topic
Reading
W1
09/17
Introduction of the course
What is a lexicon?
Culture as reflected in the lexicon: 醒、覺
Get the reading packet
Rd 1: 馬橋辭典
W2
09/24
- The nature of lexical knowledge
- Ambiguity, polysemy, and vagueness
Rd 2:
Pustejovsky 1995
D. Tuggy 1993
W3
10/01
Approach (1): Syntax-semantic interface
Alternation-based approach
- Alternations and classes: Psych verbs, Motion verbs
Rd 3:
Levin 1993
W4
10/08
- From Lexical Semantics to Argument Realization:
4 different approaches of event structure
representation
- Lexical semantics and syntactic structure: the
unaccusative hypothesis
Levin and Hovav 1996a,
1996b
W5
10/15
Approach (2): Prototype theory
- Thematic Proto-roles and Argument Selection
Rd 5:
D. Dowty 1991
W6
10/22
Approach (3): Construction Grammar:
- The interaction between verbs and constructions
- Caused motion/Resultative construction
Rd 6:
Goldberg 1995
(Goldberg & Jakendoff
2004)
W7
10/29
Lexical rules vs. Constructional approach
- Twistin’ the night away
- Jackendoff and construction grammar
Rd 7:
Jackendoff 1997
Goldberg 1996
W8
11/05
Approach (4): Conceptual semantics
- Thematic vs. Action tier
- Psychological/evaluative predicates
Rd 8:
Jackendoff 1992, 2007
W9
11/12
Approach (5): Frame semantics
- Overview of frame semantics
- Frame-based lexicon: ‘risk’-verbs
- The role of Frame semantics in construction
grammar
Rd 9:
Petruck 1996
Fillmore 1992
Nemoto 1998
W10
11/19
Approach (6): Cognitive semantics
- Lexicalization patterns
- Event conflation
Rd 10:
Talmy 2003 (P21-78)
Talmy 1991
W11
11/26
Approach (7): Cognitive grammar
Schema and extension
- Things, (relations) and processes
Rd 11
Langacker 1987
W12
12/03
Approach (8): Prototype and metaphor
- The case of English ‘over’
- From cognition to grammar
Rd 12
Lakoff 1990
Heine et al 1991
W13
12/10
Approach (9): Grammaticalization and semantic change
- Back to the future
- Semantics-pragmatics in grammaticalization
Rd 13
Bybee et al 1991
Traugott & Konig 1991
W14
12/17
Approach (10): Generative Lexicon
- Introduction to generative lexicon
- Qualia Structure
Rd 14:
Pustejovsky 2008
Pustejovsky 1995
W15
12/24
Approach (11): Corpus-based approach
- Corpus approach to lexico-grammar
Approach (12): Toward an emergent view of lexical
semantics
Rd 15
Biber et al 1998
Tao 2003
W16
12/31
- From collocation to event information: verbs of
discussion
- The construction of Mandarin VerbNet
Rd 16
Liu 2003
Liu and Chiang 2008
W17
01/07
- 近義詞: 高興 vs. 快樂
- Beyond lexical semantics: the pro-verb GAN
Rd 17:
蔡et al 1996
Liu 2003
W18
01/14
A mini-conference: Presentation Final paper due 01-21


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項目
百分比
1. Attendance and active participation
20%
2. Weekly reading and discussion leadership
20%
3. Group projects and oral presentation
20%
4. Midterm take-home exam
20%
5. Final project: a lexical semantic analysis
20%

 


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