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Re: A Two-Dimensional Sentence Structure

From:Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>
Date:Thursday, November 20, 2008, 23:59
--- On Thu, 11/20/08, Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...> wrote:

> From: Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
> ... > > <> > > I'm not sure what the purpose of the pronoun squares > is, > except to fully represent the actual sounds of the English > sentence and not just its ideas. In a native text in this > kind of > graph language, you could leave the pronouns out > and just draw arrows direct from each verb to the nouns > 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.


Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>A Two-Dimensional Sentence Structure -Correction