Summary: “Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity. Syntax by Andrew Carnie, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. 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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Grammatical Relations 6. The examples in it were great and I really benefited from the class being taught with this book. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site.
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 and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
This entry has no external links. A Companion to Carnie’s Syntax. Jun 18, Rebecca rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Apr 13, AshlingFio rated it liked it Shelves: Contact your Rep for all inquiries. Grammatical Relations 6.
Books by Andrew Carnie. This book had too much theory in it and not enough trees — and that’s just not my thing The Distribution of R-expressions 6. 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.
Modification and Ambiguity 96 4.
Syntax: A Generative Introduction, 3rd Edition
You’ll constantly be told to forget what you had just learned i. Where all these theories differ is in the precise formulation of the rules and constraints. Echo Questions Wh-in-situ in English 6. Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 4. I can’t deny carine concepts are anxrew.syntax very well, but the flow of the chapters leaves a lot to be desired. These three theories belong to the formalist approach to syntax. Robin Lee Clark – – Routledge. Succeeds in strengthening the reader’s foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study.
Why am I learning things in the first place if I’m just going to unlearn them?!
Syntax : A Generative Introduction
Oct 18, Bahareh rated it really liked it. Finished the 3rd edition. Jacobson – – Garland. But, I guess that’s true of most books on generative grammar Control Theory 4. Probably the best gentle introduction to government and binding theory out there.
Tying Up a Loose End 7. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Hated every minute of it. How to Draw a Tree 90 3. Too difficult to understand. The Major Parts of Speech: Complementizer Phrases CPs 4. Cain – – Philosophia 41 1: Mar 25, Katie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation.
Andrew Carnie, Syntax: A Generative Introduction – PhilPapers
Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type.
I don’t understand why all the alternative approaches other than Chomskyan Minimalist Program have been excluded from the last few chapters.
Rules and Trees 74 2. 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 and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. Object Shift 4.