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Table 1.

Experimental sentences with the correspondence between interpretation- and operation-oriented descriptions

LabelExampleInterpretationOperation
U-E Every club is above a heart U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
E-U There is a club above every heart U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
U-neg Every heart is not red U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
Note. The Interpretation column lists interpretations of each configuration and the Operation column describes the relation of this interpretation to the linear order of the words in the sentence, an operation being needed in reverse scope configurations. Note that the U-wide and U-narrow interpretations are different for U-neg sentences than for the two-quantifier configurations. This is because the universal quantifier interacts with negation and not with an existential quantifier, as it does for U-E and E-U configurations. 
LabelExampleInterpretationOperation
U-E Every club is above a heart U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
E-U There is a club above every heart U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
U-neg Every heart is not red U-wide surface 
U-narrow reverse 
Note. The Interpretation column lists interpretations of each configuration and the Operation column describes the relation of this interpretation to the linear order of the words in the sentence, an operation being needed in reverse scope configurations. Note that the U-wide and U-narrow interpretations are different for U-neg sentences than for the two-quantifier configurations. This is because the universal quantifier interacts with negation and not with an existential quantifier, as it does for U-E and E-U configurations. 
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