Unformatted text preview: c. Substitution i. Anaphoric element- elements that can be used to replace strings of words in a sentence (ex: pronoun) 1. The doctor will prescribe a medicine after the test 2. He will prescribe it then 3. He will do so then ii. Substitution obeys constituency iii. Revised hypothesis: 1. Diag iv. Noun phrase- a constituent whose most important element is a noun (NP) v. Verb phrase- a constituent whose most important element is a verb (VP) vi. Prepositional phrase- a NP with a preposition before it vii. Head- the core element of the constituent...
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- Spring '08
- Grammar, base sentence, Anaphoric element- elements