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Brittany Ghosn SID: 19488408 Homework #1 Elisabeth Wehling Section 203 Part I: Frame Semantics John handed in the assignment. Frame: This sentence evokes the classroom frame, by describing a situation that matches facts about being a student in a class, even though it is not explained who the assignment is being turned into, where he is turning in the assignment or what his motivation or reason is for turning in the assignment. Roles: “John” is the agent, “the assignment” is an entity in which John has possession of, “handed in” evokes an “into schema” where the goal of the assignment is into the hands of someone else such as a teacher or GSI. Internal Structure: do(John, cause (become (handed in (assignment)))) Inferential Structure: The assignment is being transferred from John to the recipient, who is most likely the GSI or the Professor, and once it is transferred, he no longer possesses the assignment. There is no monetary transfer because he is not selling the assignment, and it is possible that he didn't
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