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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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Jan 22, Calista rated it liked it Shelves: The X-bar Schema 3. However, except for the unripened hurried approach andrew.syntaz the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, which I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1. Oct 18, Bahareh rated it really liked it.

Where Do the Rules Come From? Bar-level Projections 2. I can’t deny that concepts are explained very well, but the flow of the chapters leaves a lot to be desired. Request removal from index.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. T Movement T C 3. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6. Robin Lee Clark – – Routledge. Grammatical Relations 6. Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 3.


These three theories belong to the formalist approach to syntax. Apr 13, AshlingFio rated it liked it Shelves: The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2. The Lexicon 4. Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Pseudogapping 3. If you’re smart, or a graduate student, or enjoy knowing things that are true about the world when you open a non-fiction book, stay away.

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie

Syntax as Science — the Scientific Method 7 4. Tying Up a Loose End 7. A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie. Focus and Secondary Predication. Back cover copy The publisher has supplied corrected e-book files as andreww.syntax December5,so the issues of display with the IPA and specialcharacters on Kindle has been fixed. Feb 04, Abdelmjid Seghir rated it liked it.

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Modeling Syntax 6 3. Description Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. If you’re a dewey-eyed, impressionable undergraduate with a budding passion for syntax and an unquestioning belief in anything Chomsky says, you might find this book a good place to start.


Some assumptions are taken for granted, however. Determiner Phrases DPs 2. The Scientific Method and the Structure of this Textbook 29 7. Relative Clauses 3.

LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Determining Part of Speech 45 2.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

View Instructor Companion Site. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5.

Seuren andrew.synhax – Blackwell. Thematic Relations and Theta Roles 3. The Distribution of Pronouns 5. Published September 26th by Carni Publishers first published December 26th If you have the option to use another textbook, do so. The Problem of Ditransitive Verbs 2.

Clear statements for beginners like me. The Major Parts of Speech: N, V, Adj, and Adv 48 3. Perlmutter – – New York: Oct 22, Grace Co rated it did not like it.