Some notes on the Acquisition of Relative Clauses: New Data and Open Questions

Abstract

This paper presents new experimental evidence on the relevance of feature mismatch between the head noun and the embedded noun in the comprehension of relative clauses. Exp. 1 shows that number mismatch determines an amelioration of both subjectand object-extracted relatives in English children. Exp. 2 shows that animacy mismatch per se does not play a role… (More)

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