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It's Been Said Before

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By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Parallelism and Prosody in the Processing of Ellipsis Sentences
Written By: Katy Carlson
Series Title: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

This thesis investigates the processes of ellipsis sentences, focusing on the questions: (i) Are ellipsis sentences processed using special routines employed only for ellipsis or are they processed using the same principles needed for unelided sentences? (ii) Does parallelism influence sentence processing? If so, what kinds of similarities matter?

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415941687
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 240
Prices: 70.00