'Now' with Subordinate Clauses

In Sam Carter & Daniel Altshuler (eds.), Proceedings of SALT 27. pp. 340-357 (2017)
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Abstract

We investigate a novel use of the English temporal modifier ‘now’, in which it combines with a subordinate clause. We argue for a univocal treatment of the expression, on which the subordinating use is taken as basic and the non-subordinating uses are derived. We start by surveying central features of the latter uses which have been discussed in previous work, before introducing key observations regarding the subordinating use of ‘now’ and its relation to deictic and anaphoric uses. All of these data, it is argued, can be accounted for on our proposed analysis. We conclude by comparing ‘now’ to a range of other expressions which exhibit similar behavior.

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Daniel Altshuler
University of Oxford
Sam Carter
Xavier University (Cagayan de Oro)
Sam Carter
Rutgers - New Brunswick (PhD)

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