Tolerable mismatches in clausal ellipsis (Dissertation Project)
- Surveying the range of different sorts of mismatch in different kinds of clausal ellipsis (sluicing, stripping, VPE), and the online processing thereof
If-Stripping and other kinds of clausal ellipsis
- Investigating the structure of stripped conditional clauses, as in:
I heard John likes scotch. If
John likes Lagavulin, he has good taste.
Sluicing in Mandarin Chinese
- Investigating the structure of Sluicing and other types of clausal ellipsis in Mandarin Chinese.
Sentence processing and interference effects of Wh-adjuncts
- Investigating how features of adverbial phrases are tracked during online sentence processing.
“Discovery is the ability to be puzzled by simple things.”