Young children understand some implicatures

  title={Young children understand some implicatures},
  author={Karen Masae Wong Miller and Cristina Job Schmitt and Hsiang-Hua D. Chang and Alan Munn},
Various recent studies have claimed that children have difficulty using contrastive stress in language comprehension (Solan, 1980; Gualmini et al., 2003; McDaniel et al., 1992; Reinhart, 1999, 2004) and that failure to access alternatives generated by focus may create problems for interpreting sentences with only (Paterson et al., 2003). Other researchers have shown that children also have difficulty with scalar implicatures (Noveck 2001, Papafragou and Musolino 2003, Musolino 2004). In this… CONTINUE READING

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