Edition: 2nd 1995
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Description: English Syntax is an authoritative, self-contained introduction to the subject for students who have had no prior coursework in syntactic theory. The detailed revisions throughout this new edition are aimed at increasing its clarity and usefulness. There are changes in almost every chapter, including a large number of new exercises and several new subsections. In addition there are two new appendixes, the first sketching the relation of English syntax to the wider field of generative syntactic theory, the second summarizing the basic syntactic structures discussed in the body of the text. Specific changes include a fuller discussion, at the beginning of chapter 3, of the difference between complements and modifiers; a more systematic introduction to tree diagrams and what they express, at the end of chapter 3; a new subsection in chapter 4 on how to analyze complex structures; a new discussion of the general nature of missing-phrase constructions in chapter 9; a significant revision of the discussion of comparative clauses in chapter 12; a new discussion of the scope of negation in chapter 15; and, in chapter 16, a new discussion of practical strategies for analyzing conjoined structures.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $63.25
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/27/1995
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.75" tall
|Preface to the Second Edition|
|The Field of English Syntax|
|The Syntax of Phrases: Heads, Complements, and Subjects|
|Major English Phrase Types|
|Phrase-Internal Syntax: Heads and Their Complements|
|Clauses as Complements and Subjects|
|Locative Phrases, Motion Phrases, and Particles|
|Free Relative Clauses|
|Subjects of Phrases|
|Passives and the Easy Construction|
|The Syntax of Phrases: Modification|
|Modification of Nouns and Noun Phrases|
|Modification of Verb Phrases and Sentences|
|Special Subject-Predicate Relations|
|Special Sentence Types|
|Some Topics in the Semantic Interpretation of English|
|Conjunction and Ellipsis|
|Time Relations and Aspect|
|Appendix A The Context of English Syntax: Epilogue with References|
|Appendix B Summary of Basic Syntactic Structures|