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By Paul R. Kroeger

examining Syntax: A Lexical-Functional procedure is a entire and available 2004 textbook on syntactic research, designed for college kids of linguistics at complex undergraduate or graduate point. operating in the 'Lexical practical Grammar' (LFG) procedure, it presents scholars with a framework for studying and describing grammatical constitution, utilizing vast examples from either ecu and non-European languages. themes coated comprise: exams for constituency, passivization and different relation-changing strategies, reflexive pronouns, the regulate relation, subject and concentration, relative clauses and Wh-questions, causative structures, serial verbs, 'quirky case', and ergativity. in addition to development on what linguists have realized approximately language often, specific recognition is paid to the original gains of person languages. whereas its fundamental concentration is on syntactic constitution, the booklet additionally bargains with facets of which means, functionality and word-structure which are without delay correct to syntax. in actual fact organised into themes, this textbook is perfect for one-semester classes in syntax and grammatical analysis.

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