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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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Includes new and andrew.synfax problem sets in every chapter, all of which ha Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major carie in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. But as a textbook it was pretty decent, but it also helped that I had an amazing professor to get me through!

No trivia or quizzes yet. Books by Andrew Carnie. A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2. Modeling Syntax 6 3.

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Subcategories and Features 54 5. 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. LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Conventions and Their Role in Language.


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He also has an exercise book that goes well with the text, though I did not purchase it. Why am I learning things in the first place if I’m just going to unlearn them?!

Published September 26th by Blackwell Publishers first published December 26th Tying Up a Loose End 7. The Best Books of The Government-Binding Approach and Andrew Radford ‘s books, having myself read the first and benefited much from the latter’s books.

Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www. Book ratings by Goodreads. Movement in Wh-questions 2.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

A Guide to Understanding Language. Rules and Trees 74 2. Jan 22, Calista rated it liked it Shelves: The Lexicon 4.

And those theorists other than Chomsky should not be excluded. The Distribution of R-expressions 6. T Movement T C 3. A Puzzle for the Theory of Theta Roles 2. The exercises and challenge sets at the end of each chapter are great, too, but he does not provide the answers. The Major Parts of Speech: Mar 01, Rebecca Lynne rated it really liked it Shelves: I just wished the author didn’t constantly make assumptions that I had to “un-learn” in the following chapter.

Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Giang Le rated it really liked it Jul 24, Sep 24, Elaine rated it liked it Recommends it for: Being able to interpret work done in these alternative approaches is a very useful skill and unfortunately, one rarely taught to beginning syntacticians [like myself, the reviewer]. 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.?


In this thirdedition, new topics are added, discussions areupdated, additional exercises are included, and onlineresources are enhanced. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. A Puzzle for the Theory of Theta Roles 2. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded. Determining Part of Speech 45 2. The Parts of a Tree 2. Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Nadrew.syntax 3.

Finished the 3rd edition.

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Some Definitional Housekeeping 5. Dec 11, Felix Young rated it liked it. Too difficult to understand. Scrambling and Non-configurationality 4. Oct 18, Bahareh rated it really liked it.