Recent Submissions

  • Calgary Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 9, Summer 1983 

    Pepper, Mary; Phillips, Marilyn; Rowsell, Lorna; Steinbergs, Aleks (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    This is the ninth in the series of working papers published by LOGOS, the Student Linguistics Society at The University of Calgary. These papers represent the current research in progress of students and faculty members ...
  • Doublets, cultismos, and their relation in Castilian Spanish 

    Anderson, James M (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    The traditional explanations for differences in the phonological shape of doublets and repeated by most texts on the history of the Spanish language, revolve around the notion that one of the pair evolved normally in the ...
  • Teenage labelling: "Are you a jock or a freak?" 

    Bowes, Janet P (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    There are three classes in speech that reveal personal characteristics of the speaker: those that indicate membership in a group, those that characterize the individual and those that reveal changed states of the speaker. ...
  • The other consonant in Turkish prefixal reduplication: a working paper 

    Dobrovolsky, Michael (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    In Modern Standard Turkish, certain adjectives can be intensified by a reduplicative prefixing process which copies the initial CV of the stem and adds a third consonant. The prefix is stressed. Main word stress falls on ...
  • Graphic competence 

    Gibbons, Diana E (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    The invented spellings of pre-schoolers first described and analyzed by Read (1971) are significant in more than one respect. First, they are completely spontaneous and entirely free from the effects of instruction. The ...
  • Late acquisition of reflexive and reciprocal pronouns: a pilot study 

    Patterson, Josephine (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    Certain aspects of the acquisition of the adult system of anaphora have recently been debated by psycholinguists. One of these aspects is the child's acquisition of reflexives and reciprocals. Two linguists, Solan (1978) ...
  • Acquiring restrictions on forwards anaphora: a pilot study* 

    Taylor-Browne, Karen (University of Calgary, Arts, Linguistics, University of Calgary, 1983-06)
    This paper is designed to report on two parallel experiments on English first language acquisition of definite noun phrase anaphora.