The third edition of Andrew Carnie’s Syntax: AGenerative Introduction and The Syntax Workbook are nowavailable as a set. His bestselling. Andrew Carnie is Professor of Linguistics and Faculty Director in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. He specializes in generative syntactic theory . Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major.
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However, this is one of the most engaging textbooks I’ve read, and Carnie seems to make a particular effort to be both clear and balanced in his presentation of material and competing theories.
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Syntax : A Generative Introduction
Syntax used to be my favourite branch of linguistics because I enjoyed drawing syntax trees. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6. Another Kind of Null Subject: The Notions Coindex and Antecedent 2.
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. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new generahive added, and the online resources have been expanded.
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Dylan Sims rated it it was amazing Apr 01, This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program. I’m so used to Sahara-dry linguistics textbooks and this was a delight well, for a textbook.
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It made me wish I understood Syntax better! Syntax in Functional Grammar: The Major Parts of Speech: You’ll constantly be told to forget what you had just learned i.
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 accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. Francesco Pupa – – Linguistics and Philosophy 38 3: 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.
A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition. An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics.
Supported by expanded online student and instructor resources, including extra chapters on HPSG, LFG and time-saving materials for lecturers, including problem sets, PowerPoint slides, and an instructors’ manual Features new chapters on ellipsis, auxiliaries, and non-configurational languages Covers topics including phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality inroduction, VP shells, and control Accompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure show more.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Complementizer Phrases CPs 4. There are not enough examples which recap what you have learned previously with the new additions to the grammar structure. Some assumptions are andrea for granted, however. I quote here the author’s words: He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, Generqtive languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages.
Overall a very good text book, down to earth and easier to read than most other syntax options. The Distribution of R-expressions 6.