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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Apr 03, Aleeh Urie rated it liked it Shelves: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. 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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Syntax : Andrew Carnie :

Tying Up a Loose End 7. This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program.

Being able to interpret work done in these alternative approaches is a very useful skill and unfortunately, one rarely taught to beginning syntacticians [like myself, the reviewer].

Does a great job of leading the reader through the reasoning behind each bit of the theory. The Problem of Canrie Verbs 2.


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The examples in it were great and I really benefited from the class being taught with this book. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. I have come to learn that there are two broad approaches to syntax: Comprehensive, engaging, and ideally structured for study, thisthird edition of Syntax is the most robust introduction tothe major issues in generative syntactic theory available today.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie

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Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Another Kind of Null Subject: If you have the option to use another textbook, do so. I don’t nadrew.syntax how or why that andrew.syntaz an efficient method of solidifying my knowledge and application skills in syntax.

Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. For those who want to focus on more serious and recent studies in the Generative enterprise, please refer to Radford’s book. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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The Major Parts of Speech: I am so glad this is what my grad intro to syntax class used as a textbook, supplemented by other papers and excerpts. This book had too much theory in it and not enough trees — and that’s just not my thing Some Definitional Housekeeping 5.

Drawing Trees in X-bar Notation 7. I can’t deny that concepts are explained very well, but the flow of the chapters leaves a lot to be desired.

Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www. The chapters were broken down into manageable sections, each syntactic phenomenon was explained andrew.synta clearly as could be reasonably expected given how ridiculously nuancy syntactic theory isand most importantly, the examples were usually subtly hilarious.

The Distribution of Anndrew.syntax 5. Table of contents Part 1 Preliminaries 1 1 Generative Grammar 3 0. Looking for beautiful books? Dec 11, Felix Young rated it liked it.