Ch 4 Semantic roles and Grammatical relations

Ch 4 Semantic roles and Grammatical relations - Semantic...

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First Homework review Classwork: 3d (if necessary)
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Quiz 1. Identify all the clauses and phrases in the following sentence: 1. The old man in the sweater was working slowly when he was attacked by the monster from the deep. 2. Produce a tree diagram for the following sentence: 1. I was kicking the soccer ball down the street yesterday.
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Problems with phrase structure rules Phrase structure rules can generate odd sentences S -> NP V (NP) (PP) NP -> Det (A) N (PP) PP -> P NP These PS rules can produce # The young sausage likes the white dog * John likes * The girl yawns Mary
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Ambiguity in structure Maria killed the king with the knife Interpretations The king with the knife Killed with the knife
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Simple sentences/Propositions The world is declarative Based on predicate (verb) Predicates have arguments (of various number) A predicate with the right number of arguments that are semantically accurate = proposition.
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Semantic Roles See handout…
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Defining the subject The subject is not always the agent: The police captured the thief. The thief was captured by
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