Dr. Merle Weicker



*Weicker, M. & Schulz, P. (2020). Not all gradable adjectives are vague – Experimental evidence from adults and children. In M. Franke, N. Kompa, M. Liu, J. L. Mueller & Juliane Schwab (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 24 (pp. 406–422). Osnabrück University.

*Weicker, M. & Schulz, P. (2020). Not Everything Needs to Be Big or Small: Evidence from Children’s Interpretation of Vague Adjectives. In M. M. Brown & A. Kohut (eds.), BUCLD 44: Proceedings of the 44th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 724–737). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Weicker, M. (2019). The role of semantic complexity for the acquisition of adjectives. Doctoral dissertation, Goethe Universität Frankfurt.

*Weicker, M. & Schulz, P. (2019). Red train, big train, broken train - semantic and syntactic aspects of adjectives in child language. In M. Rispoli & T. Ionin (eds.), Three Streams of Generative Language Acquisition Research (pp. 203–221). Language Acquisition and Linguistic Disorders Series. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing.

*Weicker, M. & Schulz, P. (2018). Is clean the same as not dirty? On the understanding of absolute gradable adjectives. In A. B. Bertolini & M. J. Kaplan (eds.), Proceedings of the 42th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 790–802). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

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