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

By Paul R. Kroeger

examining Syntax: A Lexical-Functional procedure is a entire and available 2004 textbook on syntactic research, designed for college students of linguistics at complex undergraduate or graduate point. operating in the 'Lexical practical Grammar' (LFG) strategy, it presents scholars with a framework for reading and describing grammatical constitution, utilizing large examples from either ecu and non-European languages. themes coated comprise: checks for constituency, passivization and different relation-changing methods, reflexive pronouns, the regulate relation, subject and concentration, relative clauses and Wh-questions, causative buildings, serial verbs, 'quirky case', and ergativity. in addition to construction on what linguists have discovered approximately language more often than not, specific awareness is paid to the original good points of person languages. whereas its fundamental concentration is on syntactic constitution, the e-book additionally offers with features of which means, functionality and word-structure which are without delay correct to syntax. in actual fact organised into subject matters, this textbook is perfect for one-semester classes in syntax and grammatical analysis.

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