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Author Kljajevic, Vanja.

Title Comprehension of Wh-Dependencies in Broca's Aphasia
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
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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
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Subject Aphasia.
Croatian language -- Dependency grammar.
Croatian language -- Relative clauses.
English language -- Dependency grammar.
English language -- Relative clauses.
Aphasia, Broca -- physiopathology.
Comprehension -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299644139 (ebk)
9781299644137 (ebk)