By S. Avrutin
In this e-book, I deal with a number of problems with baby linguistic improvement from the point of view of the syntax -discourse interface. frequently, language acquisition study has inquisitive about the advance of 1 of the linguistic modules, e.g. acquisition of syntax, morphology or phonology. whereas this technique should be considered as fruitful every so often, there's a variety of linguistic phenomena whose rationalization is determined by the interplay of alternative modules and, as a result, diverse domain names of linguistic wisdom. a customary instance is pronominal anaphora: it may be proven that to properly use pronominal parts, common grownup audio system needs to own either syntactic and pragmatic wisdom, and that these kind of wisdom needs to have interaction with one another. with reference to the language acquisition technique, such phenomena recommend a slightly varied method of the language acquisition examine. certainly, if a few experimental experiences exhibit that kids make mistakes within the building lower than research, it will likely be essential to think about those effects from the viewpoint of the interplay of the several domain names of linguistic wisdom occupied with their interpretation. In different phrases, if this actual building calls for the mixing of, for instance, syntactic and discourse-based wisdom, kid's error may possibly, in precept, be as a result of their loss of the previous, the latter, or either varieties of wisdom, and can't be taken as direct facts for the "underdeveloped" prestige of only one of them.
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I also discuss various ways of introducing an NP into discourse. First, I present a model known as File Change Semantics (Heim 1982). I discuss three mechanisms: Incorporation, Accommodation and Deictic use of an NP. I further develop the existing discourse model and argue that the deictic use of a definite NP is just another case of Accommodation. This proposal will be shown to have important consequences with respect to analyses of children's and aphasics' interpretation of pronouns. 1. General Model When speakers take part in a conversation, they use various aspects of their knowledge.
I I I I I Now, I also assume that each of these cards has its own number (index). This assumption is not crucial, although it will make the story easier. We can now see what happens in (4la) and (4lb). The NPs the town hall and the Sun introduce new file cards which are bridged to the corresponding Situation Cards. The Sun is bridged to card #1 (corresponding to the world), and the town hall is bridged to card #3 (corresponding to the city where the conversation is taking place). In this sense, this bridging is no different from the bridging of the bride to a wedding.
Having a variable index, therefore, is an inherent property of elements that denote sets -- nouns in particular6 . Following traditional assumptions, we can say that the index of an NP is the same as the index of its head. This can be described as an index percolation, or it may follow from the X-bar theory. What is important is that the index of an NP, therefore, is also a variable. But this is somewhat counterintuitive. Indeed, while it is intuitively plausible that dog does not denote any particular individual, NP the dog, or a dog is interpreted by speakers as denoting a single representative of the set of dogs.