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Unformatted text preview: [Problem: 2 different phrase structures, therefore 2 different sentences] • Transformational rules: • rules to convert the deep structure idea into a surface structure • by applying different transformations, we can form: • active declarative sentences • passive voice sentences • questions • negatives • future tense sentences • etc. • therefore, sentences (3) and (4) would differ only in their surface structures; one deep structure was merely transformed in two different fashions...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, Passive voice, ambiguous sentences, future tense sentences, different deep structures, active declarative sentences