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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Sign in Create an account. Sep 24, Elaine rated it liked it Recommends it for: The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. Control Theory 4. I am so glad this is what my grad intro to syntax class used as a textbook, supplemented by other papers and excerpts. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 5 2. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Oct 18, Bahareh generatlve it really liked it. Apr 25, Marcus Lira rated it really liked it Shelves: Varnie using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


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Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4. Solid overall presentation of Generative Syntax, ranging from basic principles to sophisticated generative-based analyses of language phenomena.

Added to Your Shopping Cart. Comprehensive, engaging, and ideally structured for study, thisthird edition of Syntax is the most robust introduction tothe major issues in generative syntactic theory available today.

I especially detested that I had to start off with a simple flat tree — it confused the hell outta me later on when X-bar theory was introduced. Another Kind of Null Subject: But for this reason, it’s nearly useless for reference which, of course, is not what it’s meant for. Subcategories and Henerative 54 5. Table of contents Part 1 Preliminaries 1 1 Generative Grammar 3 0.

T Movement T C 3. Another Kind of Null Subject: I’m so used to Sahara-dry linguistics textbooks and this was a delight well, for a textbook. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 44 1. These less popular but still intuitive approaches still worth learning for those who, the writer friendly called, ‘young syntacticians.

Syntax: A Generative Introduction

However, this is one of the most engaging textbooks I’ve read, and Carnie seems to make a particular effort to geneartive both clear and balanced in his presentation of material and competing theories. Bar-level Projections 2. Demonstratives Without Rigidity or Ambiguity. Constituency in Other Languages 6. If you have the option to use another textbook, do so.


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Syntax : A Generative Introduction

Jun 18, Rebecca rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Applied Linguistics Li Wei. Also, one of the things I admired in the book, which I always I admire, is the recommendations or suggested readings section.

LF-copying or PF-deletion 2. Syntax in Functional Grammar: If you’re a dewey-eyed, impressionable undergraduate with a budding passion for syntax and an unquestioning belief in anything Chomsky says, you might find this book generativ good place to start. Cain – – Dialectica 64 3: Preview — Syntax by Andrew Carnie. Complementizer Phrases CPs 4.

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Finished the 3rd edition. I don’t understand why all the alternative approaches other than Chomskyan Minimalist Program have been excluded from the last few chapters.

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