Basic Units of Syntactic Analysis
Identify Structural Ambiguities
The following sentences are structurally ambiguous. Insert brackets to disambiguate them.
- Sentence: Pat saw the man with a telescope.
- Your answer:
Pat saw [the [man with a telescope] ]
Pat [ [saw the man] with a telescope]
2. (from Kim and Sells 2008) We need more intelligent leaders.
3. I like wine and cheese from France.
4. Chris wrote to her friends from Italy.