|Competition of linear and structural distance in relative clause processing - Evidence from Mandarin and Cantonese Visual World experiments
|Année de publication
|Pozniak, Celine, Jiaying Huang, and Barbara Hemforth
|Titre de la conférence
|Architectures and Mechanisms of Human Language Processing
|Date de publication
RC processing confronts three major theories: linear distance theories versus frequency/structure based theories. Languages such as English don't allow to decide between them since all predict a Subject Relative preference, while linear distance predicts an Object Relative preference for Mandarin.