Preposition-Phrase Attachment in Noun PhrasesJournal of Psycholinguistic Research (1989)
AbstractThe ambiguity associated with preposition-phrase (PP) attachment in English phrases, eg, the triangle next to the circle below the square is examined. Findings show that when the number of PP modifiers is increased, the preference for head-interpretation becomes greater.
Publication DateNovember, 1989
Citation InformationDana McDaniel, Terence D. Langendoen and Yedidyah Langsam. "Preposition-Phrase Attachment in Noun Phrases" Journal of Psycholinguistic Research Vol. 18 Iss. 6 (1989)
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