Salient meanings : The whens and wheres 1

  title={Salient meanings : The whens and wheres 1},
  author={Orna Peleg and Rachel Giora},
The bulk of research into lexical ambiguity resolution has made it clear that both lexical (e.g., degree of meaning salience) and contextual information influence the processing of lexically ambiguous words (e.g., Giora, 2003; Duffy, Morris and Rayner, 1988; Peleg, Giora and Fein, 2001, 2004, 2008; Titone, 1998). Whereas one’s previous experience with one of the meanings of an ambiguous word (e.g., the monetary, institutional meaning of bank) may render that meaning accessible, the immediate… CONTINUE READING

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