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Unmerging analytic comparatives

Karen De Clercq
E-mail: karen.declercq@ugent.be
FWO-Ghent University

Guido Vanden Wyngaerd
KU Leuven
Abstract: We look at the internal structure of the English analytic comparative marker more, arguing that it spells out nearly all the features of a gradable adjective. When this marker is merged with an adject...