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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Syntax in Functional Grammar: Carnie puts forth linguistics in a very easy-to-read fashion with a lot of examples from “real life” languages. Some Basic Terminology 2. Locality Conditions on the Binding of Anaphors 4. 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]. Brown – – Hutchinson. Set up a giveaway. But for beginners, Carnie’s textbook this one is out of question.

The constant let’s assume that this is true to prove our next theory really started to wear on me.

This book had too much theory in it and not enough trees — and that’s just not my thing 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. A response to those who requested more problem sets in the textbook. A Generative Introduction by Andrew Carnie. I’m a big fan of using humor to cope with how mindnumbingly difficult syntax is, because let’s face it Dec 11, Felix Young rated it liked it.


Intrkduction Distribution of R-expressions 6. Relative Clauses 3. Apr 25, Marcus Lira rated it really liked it Shelves: Giang Le rated it really liked it Jul 24, Dylan Sims rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Mar 01, Rebecca Lynne rated it really liked it Shelves: Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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Refresh and try again. A Descriptive Tangent into Clause Types 3. I have come to learn that there introdduction two broad approaches to syntax: Sign in to use this feature.

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As the topics get more involved, it could use a bit more explanation, but it’s still more clearly written than any other Syntax book I’ve seen. How can I read it online? It just didn’t work with me.