Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Contributor "Garnsey, Susan M."

  • Kutryb, Carol Elizabeth (1997)
    When memory was tested immediately after sentence presentation, there was no indication that clause structure affected memory, in contrast to many previous studies. These findings show that previous claims about the ...

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  • Lu, Hsin-Yi (2011-05-25)
    The interpretation of Mandarin reflexives can be ambiguous, especially if there are multiple possible antecedents mentioned in the context prior to the reflexives. Misunderstanding between speakers and listeners can happen ...

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  • Baek, Soondo (2012-06-27)
    The ability to use a second language learned after childhood is an important aspect of the human mind. A better understanding of the characteristics of the L2 sentence processing mechanism deployed by adult L2 learners ...

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  • Lee, Eun Kyung (2011-05-25)
    This dissertation examines whether and how two main aspects of prosody, intonational phrase boundaries and pitch accents, are used in syntactic processing. Traditionally, it has been argued that while intonational phrase ...

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