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Syntax : basic concepts and applications

Author: Robert Freidin
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Syntax: Basic Concepts and Applications provides a systematic introduction to core topics in syntax, focusing on how the basic concepts apply in the analysis of sentences. Assuming no background in linguistic analysis, the book gives students a working knowledge of syntactic analysis from a minimalist perspective. Step by step it explains the fundamentals of phrase structure, movement and deletion. Well-placed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Freidin, Robert.
Syntax.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012
(DLC) 2011052725
(OCoLC)765812575
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Freidin
ISBN: 9781139518390 1139518399 9781139020565 1139020560 9781139516549 113951654X 9781139514897 113951489X
OCLC Number: 808367416
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Syntax; Title ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents; Preface ; Acknowledgements ; 1 The computational nature of human language; Summary; Bibliographical note; Appendix : Multiple embedding of relative clauses; 2 Knowledge of language as an object of inquiry; 2.1 The system of knowledge; 2.2 Language acquisition; 2.3 Language use; 2.4 The physical basis for language; 2.5 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 3 Categories and constituents; 3.1 Syntactic knowledge; 3.2 Constituents and displacement; 3.3 Constituents and coordination; 3.4 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 4 Phrase structure theory. 4.1 The fundamentals4.2 Syntactic evidence for binary Merge in NPs; 4.3 A coda on coordinate constructions; 4.4 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 5 The structure of clauses ; 5.1 The phrase structure of VP; 5.2 The phrase structure of clauses beyond VP; 5.3 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 6 The syntax of Spec-TP ; 6.1 Displacement and the computational system; 6.2 Displacement and interpretation. 6.3 Displacement and Case6.4 Locality; 6.5 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 7 Head movement and the structure of root clauses ; 7.1 The analysis of yes/no questions; 7.2 The auxiliary do; 7.3 VSO languages; 7.4 Summary; Bibliographical notes; 8 Wh-movement; 8.1 The displacement of wh-phrases; 8.2 Syntactic islands and the Subjacency Condition; 8.3 Beyond the Subjacency Condition; 8.4 Summary; Bibliographical notes. 9 Ellipsis: unpronounced syntax 9.1 VP ellipsis; 9.1.1 Antecedent contained deletion; 9.2 Gapping and pseudogapping; 9.3 Sluicing; 9.4 Summary; Bibliographical notes; Notes; Glossary; References; Index.
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