1. Changes in the context of a sentence can change the significance of the sentence as well as its meaning. In the context, how would the significance of the sentence “Mary hit John” change if the birth dates were in the late 2000s? What if one were in the 1980s and the other in the late 2000s?
2. Draw a semantic net representing the information in the following paragraph. Donna threw the ball to Jack, who hit it into center field. The center fielder tried to catch it, but it bounced off the wall instead.