Published: “Transivitity Patterns Exhibited by Persons with Dementia in Conversation”

My joint work with Trini Stickle (Western Kentucky University) on the grammar of individuals¬†diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease has just been published in Applied Linguistics. Trini Stickle graduated from our Ph.D. program in 2015 with a dissertation on the linguistic and interactional competence of persons diagnosed with dementia and autism. At her proposal conference I suggested that someone take a closer look at underlying transitivity patterns…. and here we are.


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