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ERIC Number: EJ492609
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
Semantic Productivity and Idiom Comprehension.
McGlone, Matthew S.; And Others
Discourse Processes, v17 n2 p167-90 Mar-Apr 1994
Proposes an alternative model of language comprehension regarding how people understand idioms in which literal meanings are systematically used to constrain the use and variation of conventional idioms and to generate novel idiom variance. Presents three experiments on how people process variant idioms. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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