3V0747.2

3V0747.02 Pause deletion in practice (2/8/80)

Peggy plays with a knitted pocket book belonging to her sister Miriam.
She walked past my place at the table, talking to herself:
Mimi…pocket-book… Mimi pocket-book.” This example argues that
Peggy is constructing compact phrases “purposefully” by deleting
pauses which occur naturally in a “commentary” mode of expression
wherein she names what she attends to.

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