Is young children ’ s passive syntax semantically constrained ? Evidence from syntactic priming

@inproceedings{Messenger2012IsYC,
  title={Is young children ’ s passive syntax semantically constrained ? Evidence from syntactic priming},
  author={Katherine Messenger and Holly P. Branigan and Janet F. McLean and Antonella Sorace},
  year={2012}
}
0749-596X/$ see front matter 2012 Elsevier Inc http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2012.03.008 ⇑ Corresponding author. Present address: Depart University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinbur +44 (0)131 650 3461. E-mail addresses: katherine.messenger@ed.ac.uk ly.branigan@ed.ac.uk (H.P. Branigan), j.f.mclean@ope antonella@ling.ed.ac.uk (A. Sorace). Previous research suggests that English-speaking children comprehend agent–patient verb passives earlier than experiencer–theme verb passives (Maratsos… CONTINUE READING

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