syntax 7 - Today Phrase structure (cont.) Syntax VII...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1 Syntax VII December 2, 2011 Today… Phrase structure (cont.) Dependency trees vs. phrase structure trees (How to test for phrases) Recap Last class… Dependency trees Phrase structure (again) Some orders in NPs: Happy ducks: Adj N Those ducks: det N Those happy ducks : det AdjP N Very happy ducks: Adv AdjP N Those very happy ducks: det AdvP AdjP N Phrase Structure Rule for Noun Phrases: NP (Det) ((AdvP) AdjP) N Phrase Structure (again) Rule: NP (Det) ((AdvP) AdjP) N () represents optional elements NP NP AdjP det N det AdvP Adj N those ducks Adv Those very happy ducks Phrase Structure (again) Three English phrase rules: NP (Det) (AdjP) N (PP) PP P (NP) AdjP (AdvP) Adj And two more… In English, the most basic sentence structure is: S NP VP VP V (NP) (AdvP) (PP)
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2 Questions? Returning to Dependency Trees Method of representing heads, arguments, and modifiers told I jokes after dinner S O Do not show
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 5

syntax 7 - Today Phrase structure (cont.) Syntax VII...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online