question archive The following sentences have similar syntactic structures but some of the semantic roles are different
The following sentences have similar syntactic structures but some of the semantic roles are different. A. Determine the semantic role for each underlined phrase in sets (a) through ( below. For each set, write a short paragraph (2-3 sentences should be enough) to justify your analyses. Briefly discuss any problems, and any alternative analyses. B. For the four sentences in set (e), also indicate the Grammatical Relation and the Syntactic Category of each underlined phrase. (Grammatical relations to choose from: Subject, Direct Object, Indirect Object, Second Object, Oblique. Syntactic Categories to choose from: NP, PP.) a. My foot hurts. This shoe hurts. This shoe hurts my foot. b. The novice ice-skater slipped on the ice. The baseball player slid into home base. c. The librarian listened to the curator. The librarian talked to the curator. d. The librarian worked with a pencil. The librarian worked with the curator. The librarian worked with great vigor. e. The librarian showed the students Ursula LeGuin's picture. The librarian showed the picture of Ursula LeGuin to the students. The students were shown Ursula LeGuin's picture. The picture of Ursula LeGuin was shown to the students.