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Control Principles in the Grammars of Young Children
Language Acquisition (1990)
  • Dana McDaniel, University of Southern Maine
  • Helen Smith Cairns
  • Jennifer Ryan Hsu
During two studies designed to analyze the status of control principles in the grammar of four-year-old children, Ss (N = 20 & 14, respectively) were asked to give their judgment on sentences with control in complement & adverbial clauses in study 1; these findings were explored longitudinally.
  • Children,
  • Grammatical Analysis,
  • Judgment
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Dana McDaniel, Helen Smith Cairns and Jennifer Ryan Hsu. "Control Principles in the Grammars of Young Children" Language Acquisition Vol. 1 Iss. 4 (1990)
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