Which Children Did They Show Obey Strong Crossover?

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Which Children Did They Show Obey Strong Crossover?

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Description

Chapter in Island Constraints: Theory, Acquisition and Processing, edited by Helen Goodluck & Michael Rochemont.

Chapter abstract:

This study examines children’s knowledge of strong crossover in two-clause sentences. The relevant constructions are illustrated in Types Ito IV below, where the intended interpretation of each question is indicated by indexing in the question. The answers provided correspond to the indexing in the question.

ISBN

978-90-481-4148-7

Publication Date

1992

Publisher

Springer

Keywords

Language Acquisition, Multiple Answer, Variable Interpretation, Universal Grammar, Mickey Mouse

Comments

We are grateful to Merrill Garrett, Helen Goodluck, and Tom Roeper for commenting on earlier versions of this paper. We also thank our adult subjects and the children, parents, teachers, and directors of the following preschools in Tucson, Arizona: Academic Preschool, Adventure School, Colby Care, Creative Beginnings, Young Explorers’ School.

Which Children Did They Show Obey Strong Crossover?


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