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ERIC Number: EJ477298
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0922-4777
Adjacency, Animacy, and Intensionality as Cues to Oral and Written Sentence Comprehension.
Scholes, Robert J.; Willis, Brenda J.
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, v2 n1 p27-38 Apr 1990
Investigates three types of cues [semantic, syntactic (intensional), and adjacency] to subjects of verbs in English sentences. Finds that, when the adjacency strategy does not apply, even highly literate native speakers have great difficulty in correctly comprehending subject-verb correspondences. Discusses findings in context of the relationship between intensional linguistic processing and literacy. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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