Peggy Study, Panel P111 Themes: Toys and Talk, More Toys, Books with Bob Source: (Lawler); date: 3/9/1980 Title: Text commentary: These clips show ??; Peggy was coming down with a cold at this time. P111A1 Toys with GPL, 12mb P111A2 Toys with GPL, 24mb P111A3 Toys with GPL, 27mb P111B1 Objects & Toys with Bob, …

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3V0781.01 “Peggy Lawler” – what symbols mean to her (3/13/80) Ever since Miriam’s gift of the Grover Book (wherein she wrote PEGGY LAWLER on the inside cover to show ownership), Peggy has interpreted any group of letters as meaning “Peggy Lawler.” She distinguishes (more or less) between four things: letters, seen as individuals; pictures in …

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3V0780.03 Shoe Daddy off: clear example of non-standard syntax (3/12/80) Peggy said this as I removed my shoes. It is perfectly clear she was describing what I did and it is also clear what she meant, “Daddy is taking off his shoe.” the syntax appears quite non-standard.


3V0780.02 Inquiry: first normal interrogative [where’s Cat a Hat ?] (3/12/80) Peggy: “Read ‘Cat a Hat.’… Where’s Cat a Hat’?” The first time I’ve heard her use the normal interrogative instead of “XX is where ?” She has also begun to say “Why?” all the time. Gretchen.


3V0780.01 Conversation at dinner: multiple “thanks” (3/12/80) Peggy dropped her fork and Robby retrieved it. P: Robby get fork.” G: Yes, Robby got the fork for you. Peggy, you should say ‘thank you.’ P. Thank oo. R: You’re welcome. P. /dats./ [Thanks, idiosyncratic] R. You’re welcome. Gretchen.


3V0777.01 Analogies — their incomprehension; deep role in cognition. (3/9/80) Peggy woke me at midnight, she had a stuffy nose and was crying for her Mommy. we played in the sitting room, she in my lap. Pointing to a foxy, she said ‘Get foxy.’ I replied ‘Too far away.’ She continued ‘Like a fader.’ Surprised, …

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