Reference and Inference
Interpretation of Definite Noun Phrases: Referential and Attributive Use
Definite noun phrases, such as , can have at least two interpretations:
- a referential one
- an attributive one.
 The murderer of Woodswood is insane.
Consider the sentence above and allocate referential/attributive use to the appropriate explanation:
- (:vips 7342:)
- (:vips 7343:)
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