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  • Modular interactions in phonology 

    Rasin, Ezer. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This thesis makes two separate claims about the architecture of phonology: (1) The computation of stress takes place in a distinct cognitive module from segmental phonology. This module is informationally encapsulated from ...
  • Peskotomuhkati latuwewakon (Passamaquoddy language) 

    Lewey, Newell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Over the decades, Passamaquoddy has been taught in many ways and many forms. Some have tried using object identification and word(s) learning while others have tried teaching writing and reading via a phonetic form of ...
  • Embedded jussives as instances of control : the case of Mongolian and Korean 

    Sisovics, Milena (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This dissertation is an investigation into the semantics of imperatives and imperative-like forms (collectively referred to as jussives) in embedded contexts. The long-held view that imperatives are confined to root (matrix) ...

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