Grammatical Approaches to Written and Graphical Communication


The notion of mental grammar has been at the heart of linguistic theorizing for much of the past century. The arguments for the existence of grammar, a set of mental rules/constraints governing the well-formedness of linguistic structures, are vast and varied, however the central argument that has been made in its favor is that speakers are capable of producing (and understanding) an infinite set of systematically structured words (phonology, morphology) and utterances (syntax).

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