Obama vs. Clinton: Who is More Syntactically-Complex?
March 31, 2008
Words in language need each other – they even depend on each other! For example, in the sentence We do everything we can, the noun, everything depends on the verb, do. These are called dependencies. Dependencies in language are a signature of more complex language. If a speaker uses a greater number of dependencies, then their language is more complex. Dependencies are a way to syntactically analyze language.
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