Experiment 4: Wh-Questions with Post-Clausal Disambiguation

  • Marica de Vincenzi
Part of the Studies in Theoretical Psycholinguistics book series (SITP, volume 12)


The goals of this experiment were: (1) to determine the preferred interpretation of questions with a which-N (quale-N) that are structurally and semantically ambiguous; (2) to test whether post-clausal disambiguation has a different effect depending upon the relation between the main clause and the dependent one.


Direct Object Main Clause Chapter Versus Syntactic Representation Clause Type 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marica de Vincenzi
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  1. 1.Institute of Psychology of the CNRRomeItaly

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