Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major. Carnie, Andrew () Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 3rd edition. Carnie, Andrew () The Syntax Workbook: A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Oxford. 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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LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Showing of 19 reviews. Very detailed introduction to tree drawing, some interesting examples from a good selection of languages in exercises. The Minimal Link Condition 5.

Parameters of Word Order 6. Syntax as a Cognitive Science introductkon 2. Want to Read saving…. Does a great job of leading the reader through the reasoning behind each bit of the theory.

Jan 22, Calista rated it liked it Shelves: In thisthird edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, andthe online resources have been expanded. Other books in this series. A most valuable contribution.? Noam Chomsky, Institute Professor retiredDept. Some Basic Terminology 2. It is extremely annoying when a book gives you exercises, but does not give you the solutions in back!


Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

The Major Parts of Speech: Object Shift 4. This is a good introduction to syntax, especially in the framework initiated by Chomsky, and developed into today’s Minimalist Program. Jun 24, Heather rated it liked it Shelves: But for this reason, it’s nearly useless for reference which, of course, is not what it’s meant for. Subcategories and Features 54 5.

Also, one of the things I admired in the book, which I always I admire, is the recommendations or suggested readings section.

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Syntax is a complicated topic, but Carnie does a great job of starting with the basics and building up to more complicated topics.

Dec 11, Felix Young rated it liked it. He specializes in generative syntactic theory with an emphasis on constituency, VSO languages, copular constructions and the Celtic Languages. As the topics get more involved, it could use a bit more explanation, but it’s still more clearly written than any other Syntax andrrw I’ve seen. Susanne Winkler – – Mouton De Gruyter.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Grammatical Relations 6. Other editions – View all Syntax: Syntax as Science – the Scientific Method 7 4. Another Kind of Null Subject: Tying Up a Loose End 7. Student View Student Companion Site. See More Syntax Resources. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6.


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I have come to learn that there are two broad approaches to syntax: However, if you are generally familiar with the x-bar theory and such, you might want to search for something more advanced In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.

Find it on Scholar. N, V, Adj, and Adv 48 3. The Distribution of R-expressions 6. Lists with This Book. Understanding Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood 4. Jul 05, Darya Conmigo rated it really liked it Shelves: Relative Clauses 3. Locality Conditions on the Binding of Anaphors 4. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Finished the 3rd edition. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2.

Too difficult to understand. As an outsider I’m a functional typologist, so to speakI just thought it was odd that, except for the exercises, English was ubiquitous.