TB6 D&L Lecture 3; Parsing and Syntactic ambiguity

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1. In a constraint based framework, what is ambiguity resolution seen as?

  • Incrementality
  • A resource limitation
  • A constraint satisfaction process
  • A processing limitation
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2. In Rayner & Frazier (1987), what did garden path sentences lead to?

  • Longer fixations at disambiguation point
  • Longer fixations at disambiguation point, more regressive eye movements
  • More regressive eye movements
  • None of the above

3. What does spanish prefer?

  • Early closure
  • Late closure

4. Which theory states that context can override the garden path effect?

  • Referential context
  • Interactivity
  • Sausage machine
  • Constraint based theories

5. What is animacy?

  • A semantic variable; whether a word can act
  • A lexical variable; whether a word can act
  • A morphological variable; how much a word can 'do'
  • A prosodic cue; how much the word lends itself to prosody


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