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Scrambling and Non-configurationality 4. I don’t see how or why that is an efficient method of solidifying my knowledge and application skills in syntax.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Want to Read saving…. The exercises and anderw.syntax sets at the end of each chapter are great, too, but he does not provide the answers. Mar 25, Katie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Constituency in Other Languages 6. Impossible Interpretations, Impossible Demands.


Clear statements for beginners like me. The Distribution of R-expressions 6.

Hated every minute of it. Very detailed introduction to tree drawing, some interesting examples from a good selection of languages in exercises.

I’m so used to Sahara-dry linguistics textbooks and this was a delight well, for a textbook.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie

Linguistics textbooks and textbooks in general are usually fairly dry and dense and difficult to understand. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded. Syntax used to be my favourite branch of linguistics because I enjoyed drawing syntax trees.

Rules and Trees 74 2. Brown – – Hutchinson.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

Object Shift 4. Complementizer Phrases CPs 4. An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics. The Major Parts of Speech: Some Definitional Housekeeping 5.

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Determiner Phrases DPs 2. The Notions Coindex and Antecedent 2. I quote here the author’s words: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition.

The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible 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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This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program. Juan Uriagereka – – Cambridge University Press. PaperbackSecond Editionpages. However, if you are generally familiar with the x-bar theory andrew.syntaax such, you might want andrew.sjntax search for something more advanced Books by Andrew Carnie. Deep and Surface Structure Constraints in Syntax.

Find it on Scholar. Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www. Return to Book Page. Understanding Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood 4.