Summary: “Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity. Syntax by Andrew Carnie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 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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In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.
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 conditions, 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.
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Back cover copy The publisher has supplied corrected e-book files as of December5,so the issues of display with the IPA and specialcharacters on Kindle has been fixed. Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guidedthousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax;its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises.
In this thirdedition, new topics are added, discussions areupdated, additional exercises are included, and onlineresources are enhanced. Authoritative coverage spans phrase structure, the lexicon, Casetheory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control. New chapters cover auxiliaries, ellipsis, andnon-configurational languages. The enhanced online resources forboth instructors and students, now available at www. For the first time, anoptional companion Workbook is also available; the table ofcontents correlates with the textbook and is designed to help offerstudents practice at analyzing syntactic structure.
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. Table of contents Part 1 Preliminaries 1 1 Generative Grammar 3 0. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2. Modeling Syntax 6 3.
Syntax as Science – the Scientific Method 7 4. Where Do the Rules Come From? Choosing among Theories about Syntax 29 6. The Scientific Method and the Structure of this Textbook 29 7. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1. Determining Part of Speech 45 2. The Major Parts of Speech: N, V, Adj, and Adv 48 3.
Subcategories and Features 54 5.
Syntax : A Generative Introduction
Rules and Trees 74 2. How to Draw a Tree 90 3. Modification and Ambiguity 96 4. Constituency Tests 98 5. Constituency in Other Languages 6.
Syntax : a generative introduction / Andrew Carnie – Details – Trove
The Parts of a Tree 2. Grammatical Relations 6. The Notions Coindex and Antecedent 2. Locality Conditions on the Binding of Anaphors 4. The Distribution of Andred.syntax 5. The Distribution of R-expressions 6. Bar-level Projections 2. The X-bar Schema 3. Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4. Some Definitional Housekeeping 5. Parameters of Word Order 6. Drawing Trees in X-bar Notation 7.
Determiner Phrases DPs 2. A Descriptive Tangent into Clause Types andrew.synta. Complementizer Phrases CPs 4. Theta Theory 0.
Some Basic Terminology 2. Thematic Relations and Theta Roles 3.
The Lexicon 4. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. Understanding Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood 4. Verb Movement V T 2. T Movement T C 3.
A Puzzle for the Theory of Theta Roles 2. Tying Up a Loose End 7. Movement in Wh-questions 2. Relative Clauses 3. The Minimal Link Condition 5. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6. Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3.
The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2. Object Shift 4. Control Theory 4. Another Kind of Null Subject: LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Pseudogapping 3. Levels of Representation 2. Scrambling and Non-configurationality 4. Deeply informed, lucid and careful, this revision of the outstanding original carries the student from core concepts to topics at the borders of inquiry. A most valuable contribution.? Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor retiredDept. This truly excellent textbook competently guides students to understand not just the basics of generative syntax but also richness of universals and parametric variation in a clear and thought-provoking way.?
He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages. Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.
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