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Title: Practical Guide to Synactic Analysis. 2nd Edition
Written By: Georgia M Green
Jerry L. Morgan
Description:

The revised and expanded second edition of the Practical Guide to
Syntactic Analysis is an indispensable resource for students and practitioners of syntax at all levels. The new edition adds a reference guide to over 60 grammatical phenomena that every syntactician should be familiar with.

Although not a textbook, it complements any course in syntax by covering matters that textbooks and instructors do not normally explain: the seductive metaphors of generative grammar; the character of linguistic argumentation; theory-independent guidance for refining and presenting analyses; and a capsule sketch of the evolution of syntactic theory into its current directions. As a reference book, the sections are relatively independent, and may be consulted in any order.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575863480
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 207
Prices: US$22.00

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1575863499
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 207
Prices: US$62.00