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This booklet has significant ambitions: the 1st is a complete research of sentence-level anaphora that addresses the questions posed above, and the second one is an exam of the wider factor of the relatives among the structural houses of sentences and their semantic interpretation in the hypotheses of the autonomy of syntax and of interpretative semantics built via Chomsky. I argue that the anaphora regulations themselves obey extra common syntactic stipulations on all interpretative ideas, and, in reality, on all sentence-level linguistic principles. if that is the case, those stipulations may possibly replicate houses of the processing skill of the brain, and that i finish, in bankruptcy 10, with the query to what quantity we may well locate correlations among those stipulations and the particular processing of sentences.

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