ERIC Number: EJ393771
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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On Children's Uses of "from,""by" and "with" in Oblique Noun Phrases.
Clark, Eve V.; Carpenter, Kathie L.
Journal of Child Language, v16 n2 p349-64 Jun 1989
A study of two- to six-year-olds' spontaneous uses of "from" to mark oblique agents showed that, while the two-year-olds produced "from" for agents and "with" for instruments in imitation, older subjects shifted to "by" for agents and kept "from" to mark locative sources. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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