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ERIC Number: EJ653950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1048-9223
VP-Ellipsis and Anaphora in Child Language Acquisition.
Matsuo, Ayumi; Duffield, Nigel
Language Acquisition, v9 n4 p301-27 2001
Reports on experiments investigating children's knowledge of the constraints on ellipsis constructions in English, focusing on subtle contrasts between verb phrase ellipsis (VPE) and VP-anaphora (VPA). Results from parallel experiments employing the same stimuli but with different methodologies show that young children can correctly distinguish VPE from VPA, respecting the constraints on each. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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