Experiment 1: Declaratives with Post-Verbal Subject
The goal of Experiment 1, as well as the goal of Experiment 2, is to test the MCP in declarative sentences with a lexically empty subject position:
MINIMAL CHAIN PRINCIPLE. Avoid postulating unnecessary chain members at S-structure, but do not delay postulating required chain members.
KeywordsReading Time Direct Object Main Clause Declarative Sentence Null Subject
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