Identify Syntactic Dependencies Within a Text


This recipe uses Collocation and Co-occurrence tools to explore the syntactic dependencies within the textual construction.

  1. Take an electronic text from a source such as Project Gutenberg or provide one of your own;
  2. Use the Voyant Links using one of your target words as the input;
  3. Examine list for words whose mutual occurrence you are interest in;
  4. Use the TAPoR Co-occurrence Tool with various word pairs indicated by the Collocates search to explore the relationship between words.
  • Finding a Text

Sources for electronic texts are listed on the Electronic Texts Panel of TAPoR. When preparing text for analysis, you should be aware that… what improves… what can obstruct?.