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ERIC Number: EJ443050
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0305-0009
Incidence of Verbal Comparisons in Beginners' Books and in Metaphor Comprehension Research: A Search for Ecological Validity.
Broderick, Victor
Journal of Child Language, v19 n1 p183-93 Feb 1992
Classifies explicit verbal comparisons in 53 popular children's books both syntactically and semantically. Comparison types found in these books were contrasted with comparisons used as comprehension stimuli in extant developmental research. Implications for the design of future stimulus sets are discussed. (17 references) (GLR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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