Tobias Ungerer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tobias Ungerer plays a role.


Subjects Cognition and language | Psycholinguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


Recent models of constructional networks combine vertical links between schemas and their subtypes with horizontal links between constructions at the same level of abstraction. It remains unclear, however, whether vertical and horizontal analyses express distinct information about the network,… read more
Ungerer, Tobias and Stefan Hartmann 2020 Delineating extravagance: Assessing speakers’ perceptions of imaginative constructional patternsThe Wealth and Breadth of Construction-Based Research, Colleman, Timothy, Frank Brisard, Astrid De Wit, Renata Enghels, Nikos Koutsoukos, Tanja Mortelmans and María Sol Sansiñena (eds.), pp. 345–356 | Article
While the concept of extravagance, used to describe speakers’ use of imaginative and noticeable language, has seen a surge in popularity in recent constructionist work, researchers have not yet converged on a set of common criteria for identifying extravagant expressions. In this paper, we… read more