Broca's aphasia -- Description of Wh-dependencies -- Syntax of Wh-dependencies -- Processing cost of gap filling -- Present study -- Eight case studies -- General discussion
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 ..