A Two-Dimensional Sentence Structure -Correction
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Friday, November 21, 2008, 2:22|
--- On Thu, 11/20/08, Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...> wrote:
> From: Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
misclicked and sent this before it was done.
I meant to mention that after your post I re-drew the graph without either of
the two pronouns: <http://fiziwig.com/chatbot/baby_walk_1.gif>
> > From: Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
> > ...
> > > <http://fiziwig.com/chatbot/baby_walk.gif>
> > I'm not sure what the purpose of the pronoun
> > is,
> > except to fully represent the actual sounds of the
> > sentence and not just its ideas. In a native text in
> > kind of
> > graph language, you could leave the pronouns out
> > and just draw arrows direct from each verb to the
> > filling its argument slots.
> > --
> > Jim Henry
> Good point. Now that you mention it, I'm not sure why I
> did leave the pronoun in there. It doesn't really
> provide any new information, and really only makes sense by
> reference back to the English equivalent.