Chapter IV: Describing and Parsing

Language disguises thought… The tacit conventions on which the understanding of everyday language depends are enormously complicated.
— Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889–1951), Tractatus

§26   Describing objects and rooms

§27   Listing and grouping objects

§28   How nouns are parsed

§29   Plural names for duplicated objects

§30   How verbs are parsed

§31   Tokens of grammar

§32   Scope and what you can see

§33   Helping the parser out of trouble