TB6 D&L Lecture 2; The Structure of Sentences

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1. What is the canonical sentence strategy?

  • Making use of the most common structure in the language to aid comprehension
  • Making use of the least common structure in the language to aid comprehension
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2. What cant the sausage machine account for?

  • The garden path
  • 6 word sentences or right association
  • 6 word sentences
  • Right association

3. In click displacement studies, what is the clause?

  • Not a major unit
  • A major unit in semantic and syntactic processing
  • A major unit in semantic processing
  • A major unit in syntactic processing

4. What are characteristic of garden path sentences?

  • Reduced relative clauses and omitted complementaries
  • Semantically plausible
  • Omitted complementaries
  • Reduced relative clauses

5. Why does the Garden Path effect occur according to the serial autonomous parser?

  • The single syntactic representation generated was wrong so you have to reanalyse
  • 1 representation is more active than others but it is wrong
  • More evidence supports the analysis than the alternatives but turns out to be wrong

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