Analyzing Syntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach (Cambridge by Paul R. Kroeger PDF

By Paul R. Kroeger

ISBN-10: 0511801696

ISBN-13: 9780511801693

ISBN-10: 0521016541

ISBN-13: 9780521016544

interpreting Syntax: A Lexical-Functional method is a accomplished and obtainable 2004 textbook on syntactic research, designed for college students of linguistics at complex undergraduate or graduate point. operating in the 'Lexical practical Grammar' (LFG) procedure, it offers scholars with a framework for interpreting and describing grammatical constitution, utilizing huge examples from either ecu and non-European languages. issues lined comprise: exams for constituency, passivization and different relation-changing approaches, reflexive pronouns, the keep watch over relation, subject and concentration, relative clauses and Wh-questions, causative structures, serial verbs, 'quirky case', and ergativity. in addition to construction on what linguists have discovered approximately language mostly, specific recognition is paid to the original positive aspects of person languages. whereas its fundamental concentration is on syntactic constitution, the e-book additionally offers with elements of that means, functionality and word-structure which are without delay appropriate to syntax. essentially organised into themes, this textbook is perfect for one-semester classes in syntax and grammatical analysis.

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