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Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding Offers a brief survey of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Succeeds in strengthening the reader’s foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.

Contents Parts of Speech. Tying Up a Loose End 7. Baker – – University of Chicago Press.

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Jun 18, Rebecca rated it did not like it Recommends it for: You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. The X-bar Schema 3. Taking a introdutcion course, I expected to be drawing more syntax trees which is what I LOVE about syntax than talking about theories Grammatical Relations 6.

Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which ha Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and generagive introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

I especially detested that I had to start I love linguistics and books about linguistics, but this book just didn’t cut it. I got it for my syntax class, and I’m thankful; my teacher chose a fantastic book. Return to Book Page.

The examples in it were great and I really benefited from the class being taught with this book. The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2. A Theory of Grammatical Function Changing.

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Movement in Wh-questions 2. Finished the 3rd edition. I love ingroduction, and this book does a wonderful job of making it very interesting, fresh, and easy to understand. The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. This entry has no external links. You know you’re in your major when. If you’re smart, or a graduate student, or enjoy knowing things that are true about the world when you open a non-fiction book, stay away. Besides learning much about the aforemen This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program.

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Throughout the book, Carnie will incrementally, chapter-by-chapter propose to you the idea of a “universal grammar”.

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