The following day they assigned physician James Kent, another early advocate for child abuse awareness, to be her primary therapist. Hidden categories: CS1: long volume value. Genie also understood self and selves as reflexive pronoun markers, and in most scenarios she understood reflexive pronouns. Butler was childless, and at the time lived alone. By the end of her stay with the Riglers she could gesture to indicate her level of anger, either vigorously shaking one finger or loosely waving her hand depending on whether she was very angry or merely frustrated.
Tabitha. Age: 31.
In particular, before Genie frequently, but not always, deleted final consonants without any discernible pattern.
Juliette. Age: 26.
Linguistic development of Genie
In all of these early possessive sentences, she entirely relied on word order. Whereas children's vocabulary primarily consists of nouns and a few particles , Genie's early lexicon contained almost as many adjectives and verbs as nouns, and unlike most children she used entire phrases as labels, only doing so with single words if asked. By mid, her confusion of me versus you and my versus your was much less frequent.