The aim of these posts is parsing sentences to determine their constituent relationships (syntactic function) and understanding the exact meaning of a word or phrase, or a sentence.

April 20, 2020

Parsing for complementizers that have filler-gap dependencies

In the following examples, each modifying clause “contains a ‘gap,’ while the head noun is interpreted as the thing which fills this gap, making the sentence […]
April 20, 2020

The hinge element in comparative clauses

Introduction An interesting function of using a superlative + than is that than accepts a comparative object, such as a noun/noun phrase or a wh- interrogative […]