Processing ambiguous stripping ellipsis structures in Persian

Previous studies have shown that English speakers use a range of factors including locality, information structure, and semantic parallelism to interpret clausal ellipsis structures. Yet, the relative importance of each factor is currently …

Effects of morphological identity and voice mismatch in VP ellipsis

Disambiguating stripping ellipsis in Persian: How parallelism and locality interact

Morphological identity and voice mismatch in VP ellipsis: An interference-based account

Mapping remnant and correlate in Persian stripping

Correlate not optional: PP sprouting and parallelism in 'much less' ellipsis

Clauses that are parallel in form and meaning show processing advantages in ellipsis and coordination structures (Frazier et al. 1984; Kehler 2000; Carlson 2002). However, the constructions that have been used to show a parallelism advantage do not …

Interpreting Ambiguous Stripping Sentences in Persian: A Naturalness Rating Study

Resolving ambiguous VP ellipsis in eye tracking: A case for underspecification

Keep it local (and final): Remnant preferences in 'let alone' ellipsis

The let alone construction (John can't run a mile, let alone a marathon) differs from standard coordination structures (with and or but) by requiring ellipsis of the second conjunct—for example, a marathon is the remnant of an elided clause [John run …

Processing let alone coordination in silent reading

Processing research on coordination indicates that simpler conjuncts are preferred over more complex ones, and that positing ellipsis structure in the second conjunct is taxing to process when a simpler non-ellipsis structure exists. The present …