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Title: Comprehension of Wh-Dependencies in Broca’s Aphasia
Written By: Vanja Kljajevic
Description:

This book investigates whether Croatian aphasics, in particular those diagnosed with Broca’s aphasia, have difficulty comprehending wh-dependencies. The tested structures include subject and object direct, embedded, long-distance and passivized who and which questions as well as relative clauses introduced by which. It is shown that differences in the deficit patterns between English- and Croatian-speaking Broca’s aphasics are due to structural as well as processing differences. The Croatian data are explained in terms of a case-cueing comprehension strategy and the competition model.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781443836661
Pages: 195
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