UCLA Essentials of Linguistics and Second Tree Diagram Problem

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Problem Set

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Essentials of Linguistics
Exercise 1. Groucho Marx has famously joked, “One morning I shot an elephant in
my pyjamas. How he got in my pyjamas I don’t know.” Draw the two tree diagrams
that correspond to the two separate meanings of the sentence, “I shot an elephant in
my pyjamas.”

First tree diagram
S
NP1

VP1
VP

PP

V1

NP2
DET

I

Shot

an

N1

elephant (in my pajamas)

From the above diagram, the branching indicates that the adjunct of the PP...


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