Sentence Processing: Relative Clauses
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1. Introduction

The comprehension of relative clauses has been one of the best-studied topics in psycholinguistics. Several important properties of relative clauses have made them a favorable choice for studying sentence parsing. Relative clauses are subordinate structu…

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Charles LIN, “Sentence Processing: Relative Clauses”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 17 March 2018 <>
First published online: 2015

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