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ERIC Number: EJ629557
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0302-1475
Sign Language versus Spoken Language.
Stokoe, William C.
Sign Language Studies, v1 n4 p407-25 Sum 2001
Suggests that various parts of the grammar of American Sign Language--particularly its verb and pronoun system--give convincing evidence that such grammar cannot have derived from the grammars of spoken languages; rather the continuity is from cognitive activity expressed in gSigns toward linguistic organization both of the expressive material and the semantic, and thence to spoken language. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue: A Stokoe Retrospective.