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It is Chomsky's conviction, shared Theories of by a number of psycholinguists,
that children are born language with a knowledge of the formal principles that
determine acquisi- the grammatical structure of all languages, and that it tion is
This can Presenta- be presented explicitly, where the characters talk about tion of
what is going on in their heads; either ambiguously and characters with reserve,
as in the novels of Henry James, or overtly, as in those of Dostoyevsky.
The platypus has periods of hibernation or semihiberna- tion, at least in
southeastern Australia. In captive animals, Fleay found that the hibernation
periods were short and irregular during the cooler months, the longest single
period being 6.5 ...
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