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Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.

  • Supported by expanded online student and instructor resources, including extra chapters on HPSG,  LFG and time-saving materials for lecturers, including problem sets, PowerPoint slides, and an instructors’ manual
  • Features new chapters on ellipsis, auxiliaries, and non-configurational languages
  • Covers topics including phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control
  • Accompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure

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Syntax The Syntax Workbook
A Generative Introduction A Companion to Carnie's Syntax
  Guide Type Textbook Workbook
  Audience Level Undergraduate Undergraduate
  Pages 544 192
  List Price $49.95 $34.95
  Publication Date August, 2012 August, 2012
  Author(s) Andrew Carnie Andrew Carnie
  Imprint Wiley-Blackwell Wiley-Blackwell
  Print Book 0470655313 1118347544
  Kindle Book B0093A421Q B008H2P4UO
  Edition 3 1
  Brief Description An extensively updated new edition of the bestselling introduction to theoretical syntax. A response to those who requested more problem sets in the textbook. Aligned chapter-by-chapter with the text, it can also be used as a standalone workbook.
 

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The publisher has supplied corrected e-book files as of December 5, 2013, so the issues of display with the IPA and special characters on Kindle has been fixed.

Andrew Carnie’s bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, new topics are added, discussions are updated, additional exercises are included, and online resources are enhanced.

Authoritative coverage spans phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and control. New chapters cover auxiliaries, ellipsis, and non-configurational languages. The enhanced online resources for both instructors and students, now available at www.wiley.com/go/carnie, include online-only chapters on HPSG, LFG, and offer tried and tested resources from the previous editions. For the first time, an optional companion Workbook is also available; the table of contents correlates with the textbook and is designed to help offer students practice at analyzing syntactic structure.

Comprehensive, engaging, and ideally structured for study, this third edition of Syntax is the most robust introduction to the major issues in generative syntactic theory available today.

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Book Description Condition: New. Publisher/Verlag: Wiley & Sons | A Generative Introduction | Andrew Carnie's bestselling textbook on syntax has guided thousands of students through the discipline of theoretical syntax; retaining its popularity due to its combination of straightforward language, comprehensive coverage, and numerous exercises. In this third edition, topics have been updated, new exercises added, and the online resources have been expanded.Supported by expanded online student and instructor resources, including extra chapters on HPSG, LFG and time-saving materials for lecturers, including problem sets, PowerPoint slides, and an instructors' manualFeatures new chapters on ellipsis, auxiliaries, and non-configurational languagesCovers topics including phrase structure, the lexicon, Case theory, movement, covert movement, locality conditions, VP shells, and controlAccompanied by a new optional workbook, available separately, of sample problem sets which are designed to give students greater experience of analyzing syntactic structure | Part 1 Preliminaries 11 Generative Grammar 30. Preliminaries 31. Syntax as a Cognitive Science 52. Modeling Syntax 63. Syntax as Science - the Scientific Method 74. Where Do the Rules Come From? 185. Choosing among Theories about Syntax 296. The Scientific Method and the Structure of this Textbook 297. Conclusion 31Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 31General Problem Sets 33Challenge Problem Sets 362 Parts of Speech 430. Words and Why They Matter to Syntax 441. Determining Part of Speech 452. The Major Parts of Speech: N, V, Adj, and Adv 483. Open vs. Closed; Lexical vs. Functional 514. Subcategories and Features 545. Conclusion 61Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 61General Problem Sets 62Challenge Problem Sets 663 Constituency, Trees, and Rules 710. Introduction 711. Rules and Trees 742. How to Draw a Tree 903. Modification and Ambiguity 964. Constituency Tests 985. Constituency in Other Languages 1006. Summary and Conclusion 106Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 106General Problem Sets 107Challenge Problem Sets 114Structural Relations 1170. Introduction 1171. The Parts of a Tree 1182. Domination 1203. Precedence 1254. C-command 1275. Grammatical Relations 1326. Summary and Conclusions 135Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 135General Problem Sets 137Challenge Problem Sets 1445 Binding Theory 1470. Introduction 1471. The Notions Coindex and Antecedent 1492. Binding 1513. Locality Conditions on the Binding of Anaphors 1534. The Distribution of Pronouns 1555. The Distribution of R-expressions 1566. Conclusion 156Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 157General Problem Sets 158Challenge Problem Sets 159Part 2 The Base 1636 X-bar Theory 1650. Introduction 1651. Bar-level Projections 1672. Generalizing the Rules: The X-bar Schema 1723. Complements, Adjuncts, and Specifiers 1754. Some Definitional Housekeeping 1855. Parameters of Word Order 1866. Drawing Trees in X-bar Notation 1897. X-bar Theory: A Summary 198Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 199General Problem Sets 200Challenge Problem Sets 2047 Extending X-bar Theory to Functional Categories 2070. Introduction 2071. Determiner Phrases (DPs) 2082. A Descriptive Tangent into Clause Types 2113. Complementizer Phrases (CPs) 2164. Tense Phrases (TPs) 219Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 221General Problem Sets 222Challenge Problem Sets 2248 Constraining X-bar: Theta Theory 2270. Introduction 2271. Some Basic Terminology 2282. Thematic Relations and Theta Roles 2293. The Lexicon 2364. Expletives and the Extended Projection Principle 2375. Conclusion 239Ideas, Rules, and Constraints Introduced in this Chapter 240General Problem Sets 241Challenge Problem Sets 2459 Auxiliaries and Functional Categories 2490. Introduction 2501. Complementizers 2502. Determiners 2543. Understanding Tense, Aspect, Voice, and Mood 2584. Seller Inventory # K9780470655313

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