Title

Preposition-Phrase Attachment in Noun Phrases

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

November 1989

Publication Title

Journal of Psycholinguistic Research

Abstract

The ambiguity associated with preposition-phrase (PP) attachment in English phrases, eg, the triangle next to the circle below the square is examined. Findings show that when the number of PP modifiers is increased, the preference for head-interpretation becomes greater.

Comments

http://link.springer.com/journal/10936

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