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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GARY rated it it was amazing May 11, Deep and Surface Structure Constraints in Syntax. Great entry-level syntax textbook, for a college student beginning X-bar theory syntax.

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The book is divided into 5 parts, but I’d like to divide it otherwise into 3 parts: Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Feb 04, Abdelmjid Seghir rated it liked it. Oct 22, Grace Co rated it did not like it. Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles introdction Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.

The exercises and challenge sets at the end of each chapter are great, too, but he does not provide the answers. Lists with This Book.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition

Taking a syntax course, I expected to be drawing more syntax trees which is what I LOVE about syntax than talking about theories Some Definitional Housekeeping 5. You’ll constantly be told to forget what you had just learned i. Nice to be able to work on your knowledge of syntax, though!


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Apr 03, Aleeh Urie rated it liked it Shelves: It is very clear, resourceful, and xarnie to follow. Locality Conditions on the Binding of Anaphors 4. These less popular but still intuitive approaches still worth learning for those who, the writer friendly called, ‘young syntacticians.

Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it. It is extremely annoying when a book gives you exercises, but does not give you the solutions in back! Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. However, except for the unripened hurried approach to the Minimalist Program, the baseline GB matters are clearly spelt out, introdiction I always recommend the textbook to anyone interested in syntax.

Probably the best gentle introduction to government and binding theory out there. This entry has no external links.

Another Kind of Null Subject: The Parts of a Tree 2. Ethan Nowak introductioon – Linguistics and Philosophy 37 5: Don’t have a Kindle? Some assumptions are taken for granted, however. Some Basic Terminology 2.

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Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 5. The Minimal Link Condition 5. How can I read it online? HeadDriven Phrase Structure Grammar.

David Morley – – Continuum. Open Preview See a Problem? Choosing among Theories about Syntax 29 ontroduction. Critical Concepts in Linguistics. You know you’re in your major when. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Where all these theories differ crnie in the precise formulation of the rules and constraints. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Contents Parts of Speech. I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficu Syntax is such a tricky, tricky beast to learn, but this book made it worth it.


Demonstratives Without Rigidity or Ambiguity. Focus and Secondary Predication. Too difficult to understand.

LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Includes new and extended problem caarnie in every chapter, all genefative which have been annotated for level and skill type Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding Offers a brief survey of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar Succeeds in strengthening the reader’s foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study Supported by an instructor’s manual and online resources for students and instructors, available at www.

I love linguistics and books about linguistics, but this book just didn’t cut it.