Analysing English Sentences: A Minimalist Approach by Andrew Radford PDF

By Andrew Radford

ISBN-10: 0521516978

ISBN-13: 9780521516976

ISBN-10: 0521731917

ISBN-13: 9780521731911

Analysing English Sentences presents a concise and transparent advent to paintings in syntactic conception, drawing at the key ideas of Chomsky's Minimalist application. Assuming very little previous wisdom of syntax or minimalism, Radford outlines the center innovations and prime rules and the way they are often used to explain a variety of features of the syntax of English. a various diversity of issues is roofed, together with syntactic constitution, null components, head circulation, case and contract and break up projections. utilizing Radford's trademark strategy and writing variety, the ebook is in depth and innovative in nature, introducing grammatical suggestions and dealing in levels in the direction of extra advanced phenomena.

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