Syntax: a generative introduction / Andrew Carnie Carnie, Andrew, of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to . Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guidedthousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax;retaining its. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction.

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Another Kind of Null Subject: The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. How can I read it online? For those who want to focus on more serious and recent studies in the Generative enterprise, please refer to Radford’s book. Sep 24, Elaine rated it liked it Recommends iintroduction for: Lists with This Book.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

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Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Syntax as Science — the Scientific Method 7 4. Read more Read less. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2. Rules and Trees 74 2.

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Finished the 3rd edition. I especially detested that I had to start I love linguistics and books about linguistics, but this crnie just didn’t cut it. Some Basic Terminology 2. N, V, Adj, and Adv 48 3. Sign in to use this feature. Too difficult to understand. Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.


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Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation. Movement in Wh-questions 2. I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficult syntax is, because let’s face it Request removal from index.