Abstract

This paper is entitled The Analysis of Ambiguous Structures Through TheStructural Ambiguity Concept. The purpose of the paper is to acquire a cleardescription of structural ambiguity. Structural ambiguity is a kind of ambiguitieswhich occurs when a phrase, clause or sentence can be given two or more differentinterpretations as a result of the arrangement of words (the structure). Thestructural ambiguity can arise even though there is no word(s) are ambiguous in thestructure. The result of the paper shows that the structural ambiguity can occur insome structures, namely: Noun Phrase, Prepositional Phrase, Relative Clause, NounClause, and also the combination of those with conjunction (coordinating).