Questions at the Interfaces

The project is referred to investigating question formation, with a particular emphasis on non-canonical questions (e.g., rhetorical, echo, self-addressed, suggestive). It combines expertise from theoretical, computational and experimental linguistics as well as visual analytics to study how different components of grammar (morphology, syntax, phonology) consolidate with each other to indicate a distinct meaning

Research Question

  • How components of grammar interact in yielding non-at-issue meaning? (with the focus on the structure of questions)

Selected Results



This research project received funding from the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).