This book aims to provide a key to the solution of difficult problems of
studies of Korean grammar which are concerned with linguistic phenomena,
while taking up concrete examples. In order to achieve this purpose, it
discusses methodology of studies in Korean grammar step by step.
Furthermore, it examines two angles of researches on grammatical phenomena
in the Korean language: (1) the application of foreign theories to the
phenomena (2) the self-creation of theories on the phenomena based on
traditional Korean linguistics.
This book emphasizes the following two things. First, it discusses
methodology of studies in Korean grammar according to three levels: (1) a
purpose of study, (2) an instrument of research, (3) research material.
Second, it examines the interpretation of results of these studies by means
of two levels: (1) theory, (2) unit.