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Government and binding theory

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As the author says: In short, this book offers a complete, updated introduction to the current state of Government and Binding Theory, suitable for readers with some basic knowledge of generative linguistics. I wouldn’t say I skimmed it, but I didn’t read it thoroughly or closely.

The name refers to two central subtheories of the theory: Government and binding GBGBT is a theory of syntax and a phrase structure grammar in the tradition of transformational grammar goernment principally by Noam Chomsky in the s. Leah Garza rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Nov 01, Charity rated it it was ok. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

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Introduction to Government and Binding Theory by Liliane M.V. Haegeman

Major structural changes include new chapters on Functional Heads and Head Movement and on Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman’s Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory. In addition, barrier is defined as follows: Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site.


Ikmi Nur rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Linguistic Inquiry Monograph 6. Description This textbook provides an introduction govern,ent the current state of government and binding GB theory, using as its basis the standard version of the theory as developed in Chomsky’s more recent writings. Yevgeniy Pavlovsky rated it liked it Jan 01, This one may have been a favorite because I loved the class, and less on its own merit, though.

In short, this book offers a complete, updated introduction to the current state of Government and Binding Theory, suitable for readers with some basic knowledge of generative linguistics. The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativty and flexibility of approach.

Government is defined as follows:. Aspects of the Syntax of Germanic Languages Government and Binding Theory. We’re featuring millions of governmeht reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Table of contents Introduction – the Chomskyan perspective on language study; the lexicon and sentence structure; phrase structure; case theory; introduction and overview; non-overt categories – PRO and control; transformations – NP-movement; WH-movement; an inventory of empty categories; logical form and phonetic form; barriers – an introduction aspects of the syntax of Germanic languages; Romance languages.

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Perrin rated it really liked it Aug 08, Ramkishore rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Aspects of the Theory of Syntax.

A good intro book, but sometimes especially towards the endthere was a bit too much of technicalities that I didn’t enjoy all that much. This new edition has been extensively updated throughout.

David Gallagher rated it liked it Jan 14, This means that for example in a structure like the following, A m-commands B, but B does not m-command A:. Andrew Carnie ‘s anv is much easier than this. And what is the evidence of language that justifies this. The main application of the government relation concerns the assignment of case.

Introduction to government and binding theory – Ghent University Library

The Best Books of Binding is used, along with particular binding principles, to explain the ungrammaticality of statements 1, 3, and 4. It just introduces the theory in a full complete for The first thing to say binsing this book is that I may need to re-read it or rather to study it.

Get a good instructor. Anna Mcnay rated it liked it Sep 14, Discussions of a number of topics missing from or not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: