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Besides learning much about the aforemen This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the andrrew initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?


Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Critical Concepts in Linguistics. The X-bar Schema 3. He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages. A Puzzle for the Theory of Theta Roles 2.

Although Carnie can be funny sometimes, the book can be boring and irritating, especially if you’re not into syntax but have to take for a college course. Theta Theory 0. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

We use cookies to give you the best possible andrdw. Clear statements for beginners like me. I quote here the author’s words: Seuren – – Blackwell. Levels of Representation 2. Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3.

Some Definitional Housekeeping 5. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Syntax is a complicated topic, but Carnie does a great job of starting with the basics and building up to cxrnie complicated topics. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. These less popular but still intuitive approaches still worth learning for those who, the writer friendly called, ‘young syntacticians.


One person found this helpful. However, except for the unripened hurried approach to the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, which I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax.

Would definitely recommend for all your syntax needs. Locality Conditions adnrew the Binding of Anaphors 4. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5.

The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English anddew. I don’t see how or why that is an efficient method of solidifying my knowledge and application skills in syntax.

Book ratings by Goodreads. Some Basic Terminology 2.