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The following sentence is structurally ambiguous, and has two distinct sets of truth conditions. Madison is pleasant and exciting or interesting.

The following sentence is structurally ambiguous, and has two distinct sets of truth
conditions.
Madison is pleasant and exciting or interesting.
a) Draw two trees representing the two possible structures.
b) Provide a semantic derivation for each structure.
c) Describe a situation (a way the world could be) where the sentence would be true on
one reading (i.e. w/ one structure), and false on the other. State explicitly which
structure would be true in the situation you are describing.
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Madison is pleasant and exciting or interesting.
Trees
1. Madison
Pleasant and exciting Interesting
2. Madison
Pleasant and exciting Not Interesting
Semantic derivation
1. Madison is pleasant,...

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