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Syntax: A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie

Mar 25, Katie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Perlmutter – – New York: Control Theory 4. Oct 22, Grace Co rated it did not like it. Book ratings by Goodreads. Finished the 3rd edition. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2.

Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.

It made me wish Caarnie understood Syntax better! I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficu Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it.

And those theorists other than Chomsky should not be excluded. 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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Brown – – Hutchinson. Levels of Representation 2. Determiner Phrases DPs 2. View Instructor Companion Site. Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3. Focus and Secondary Predication. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

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.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Determiner Phrases DPs 2. Jul 05, Darya Conmigo rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Syntax in Functional Grammar: Caarnie our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Linguistics textbooks and textbooks in general are usually fairly dry and dense and difficult to understand. Grammatical Relations 6. Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.


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He specializes in generative syntactic ancrew.syntax with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages. Thematic Relations and Theta Roles 3. Another Kind of Null Subject: Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type. Carnie puts forth linguistics in a very easy-to-read fashion with a lot of examples from “real life” languages.

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