Disagreement between adults and children

  title={Disagreement between adults and children},
  author={Coretta Phillips},
This paper is a study of the relationship between wh-movement and inflectional morphology in adults and children, focusing on what I will call wh-disagreement effects, and their relation to so-called root infinitives in early child language. These phenomena raise some interesting questions about language learning and language learnability which I think have been overlooked in previous literature on the topic. What I mean by wh-disagreement is the kind of agreement alternation shown in (1… CONTINUE READING