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Psy of Language-CH 6

Sentence comprehension & memory

TermDefinition
Late closure strategy states that wherever possible, we prefer t oattach new item to the current constituent.
An utterance with a(n) illocutionary force is commonly referred to as a "speech act"
What are the two types of figurative language that have been examined most intensively in psycholinguistics research In direct speech acts & metaphor
What is a particular form of elaborative processing the draing of inferences
Instantiation we seem to be identifying a general term with a specific meaning, this process know as
Lakoff & Johnson have argued that "metaphors " are instantiations of underlying conceptual metaphors
Parsing the process of assigning elements of surface structure to linguistics categories.
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