The third edition of Andrew Carnie’s Syntax: AGenerative Introduction and The Syntax Workbook are nowavailable as a set. His bestselling. Andrew Carnie is Professor of Linguistics and Faculty Director in the Graduate College at the University of Arizona. He specializes in generative syntactic theory . 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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Syntax used to be my favourite branch of linguistics because I enjoyed drawing syntax trees. Solid overall presentation of Generative Syntax, ranging from basic principles to sophisticated generative-based analyses of language phenomena.

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See 1 question about Syntax‚Ķ. Relative Clauses 3. A Puzzle for the Theory of Theta Roles 2. Antecedent-Contained Deletion and Pseudogapping 3. Request removal from index. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Carnie’s style is great: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Oct 22, Grace Co rated it did not like it. Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP introductiion, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. However, except for the unripened hurried approach to the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, which I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax.

Cain – – Dialectica 64 3: Clear statements for beginners like me. Cain – – Philosophia 41 1: These three theories belong to the formalist approach to syntax. Object Shift 4. 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, syntaxx 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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Explaining Cross-linguistic Differences 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. 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.

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