Peggy Study, Panel P114 Themes: Vocal Communication, Exploring Object Interactions, Social Interactions Source: (Lawler); date: 3/31/1980 Title: Text commentary: These clips show continuing object exploration with increasing focus on letters P114A1 Rehearsal, 2mb P114A2 Sorting Letters, 9mb P114B B for Basics, 10mb P114C1 Standard Objects, 20mb P114C2 Standard Objects, 23mb[splash jpeg error] P114D1 Reading with …

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3V0804.01 Directed speech (4/5/80) I consider the appearance of this phenomenon one of the most striking evidences of the elevation of control. Several days ago, Peggy approached me with her favorite toy, “Bear Hug.” She said to me, “Say ‘Hi bear’.” I did as she asked. This was repeated a few times, with Scurry as …

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3V0803.01 Agent, patient, and word order: [Peggy hurt — ] (4/4/80 or earlier) Miriam sat by the stove, reviewing her multiplication flash cards. Peggy, Mad at her for some reasons, hit at Miriam and hurt herself by striking the flash cards. She cried, “Mimi hurt Peggy !” Miriam corrected her, “No. You did it yourself. …

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3V0802.01 “Hot dogs cooked by Daddy” (4/3/80) I don’t recall the detail of this incident.


3V0801.01 Counting (4/2/80) As I put her floride drops into juice, Peggy counted out as she has heard me do, “One…two….three…” Bob notes Peggy counted: one, two three four (checkers) Gretchen


3V0799.03 Wanting present mommy (3/31/80) Driving back from cub scouts after dropping Robby off — Peggy yawned. I said, “Tired?” P: Yes. G: Maybe that’s because you didn’t have a nap today. P: (loudly) I want Mommy…I want Mommy.” G: You have a Mommy, right here. P: (flat) Oh. G: (I chuckled) P: That funny …

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3V0799.02 Unfamiliar phrase reaction (3/31/80) G: “Sit down, Peggy, so I can tie your bloody shoe!” P: “Bloody shoe. What you mean?” [/whuht/choe/min/] Gretchen


3V0799.01 Walking something like a dog (3/31/80) Peggy carried two empty beer cans from the kitchen to me in my chair (after all, they were mine). Plunking them down vertically on my knee, still holding on, she began twisting the cans in opposite directions around their common vertical center, and explained, unbidden, “walking like a …

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3V0798.01 Relation of heard imperative and reconstructed declarative (3/30/80) Peggy to me: “Mommy, be quiet… be quiet.” [I am not talking at the time.] I reply, “I am.” Peggy: “I am quiet…I am quiet.” (accent more on quiet than on “am”) Gretchen