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The Semantic-Pragmatics Interface and Island Constraints in Chinese
This thesis is about strong island effects and intervention effects. Strong island effects are contexts where operator-variable dependencies cannot be established. The paradigmatic cases of strong island violations in ...
Spatial Language and Cognition In Bilingual Minds: Taiwan as a Test Case
This dissertation investigates the effect of linguistic and nonlinguistic variables on the use of spatial representations in bilingual speakers of Taiwanese Southern Min (TSM) and Mandarin Chinese (MC) as compared to ...