RELATIONS BETWEEN SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS: ARE THEY ‘EASY TO SEE’?

@article{Cambon1974RELATIONSBS,
  title={RELATIONS BETWEEN SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS: ARE THEY ‘EASY TO SEE’?},
  author={J. Cambon and H. Sinclair},
  journal={British Journal of Psychology},
  year={1974},
  volume={65},
  pages={133-140}
}
Recent findings in developmental psycholinguistics have shown that below the age of eight children have difficulty in understanding English sentences that do not conform to the normal SVO pattern (Chomsky, 1969). Experiments with French-speaking children are reported which duplicate and extend this research. Results for English and French are compared. Certain discrepancies have led to an investigation of a possible parallel development in the semantic interpretation of the verb ‘to see’. A… Expand
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