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If it fails to do so, the sentence is not false, but rather infelicitous, because it makes the listener wonder what the speaker is talking about. On the other hand, if the subject succeeds in pointing out a known anchor and the predicate fails to be true, the sentence is simply false. In other words, the subject is the matter of presupposing, whereas the predicate is the matter of stating. What kind of logic do we need to account for this?. e. they can be not only true or false, but also “infelicitous”).
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John walks (1) JOHN walks (2) An instructive way to see topic and focus is to see them just as “semantic subject” and “semantic predicate”. Topic is that which the sentence is about, by which it gets anchored to the common ground, and focus brings about the very information the sentence was assembled to convey. What does this mean for logical analysis? The straightforward way to analyze (1) is (1’); and it seems that to account for the fact that in (2) the roles of John and Walks get exchanged it is enough to employ the mechanism of lambda-abstraction and to use the well-known Montagovian trick of type-raising.