15.8 Sentences as Relational Networks Part 4

Common Language Units

As you can see, simple relational networks correspond closely to the traditional notion of a sentence. The first example is a complete relational network and a complete sentence. The second and third examples are incomplete relational networks and incomplete sentences.

That man is a chef

complete relational network

complete sentence

That man is a

incomplete relational network

incomplete sentence

That man chef

incomplete relational network

incomplete sentence

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