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Title: Lexical-Functional Grammar
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This is a textbook introducing the syntactic theory of Lexical-Functional Grammar (LFG) to people familiar with derivational theories such as Government/Binding theory and the Minimalist Program. It introduces the conceptual underpinning of the theory and its formal mechanisms, and develops a portion of a grammar of English. At every step along the way, the LFG approach is contrasted with the GB/MP approach in order to motivate LFG. Constructions covered include passive, dative, unaccusatives, wh movement, control and raising constructions, and anaphora.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1575863405
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 290
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Pages: 290
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