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This chapter investigates scopal interactions between sentential negation and quantifiers, with special attention to the relative scope of negation and quantificational subjects. It examines a variety of proposals that explore the influences of phrase structure, focus, topic, and other pragmatic factors on the scope of negation. It also examines the related phenomena of incorporated negation in quantifiers and negative islands.

Keywords: negation, scope, quantification, focus, topic

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