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Author Kljajevic, Vanja.

Title Comprehension of Wh-Dependencies in Broca's Aphasia
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012


Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents Broca's aphasia -- Description of Wh-dependencies -- Syntax of Wh-dependencies -- Processing cost of gap filling -- Present study -- Eight case studies -- General discussion
Summary This book investigates whether Croatian aphasics, in particular those diagnosed Other Broca's aphasia, have difficulty comprehending wh-dependencies. The tested structures include subject and object direct, embedded, long-distance and passivized who and which questions as well as relative clauses introduced by which. It is shown that differences in the deficit patterns between English- and Croatian-speaking Broca's aphasics are due to structural as well as processing differences. The Croatian ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject English language -- Relative clauses.
Croatian language -- Relative clauses
English language -- Dependency grammar.
Croatian language -- Dependency grammar
Language and languages.
Aphasia, Broca -- physiopathology
Comprehension -- physiology
Speech & language disorders & therapy.
Grammar, syntax & morphology.
Cognitivism, cognitive theory.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Hearing & Speech.
MEDICAL -- Audiology & Speech Pathology.
Language and languages
English language -- Dependency grammar
English language -- Relative clauses
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781443836951