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Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction (Paul R Kroeger) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521816229
Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction (Paul R Kroeger) Hardcover Book, (Cambridge University Press, 2005) 9780521816229
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Title: Analyzing Grammar: An Introduction

Author: Kroeger, Paul R

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2005

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780521816229

Volumes: 1; Pages: 382

List Price in Cloth: $90.00 Our price: $90.00

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Covering both syntax (the structure of phrases and sentences) and morphology (the structure of words), this book equips students with the tools and methods needed to analyze grammatical patterns in any language. Students are shown how to use standard notational devices such as phrase structure trees and word-formation rules, as well as prose descriptions. Emphasis is placed on comparing the different grammatical systems of the world's languages, and students are encouraged to practice the analyses through a diverse range of problem sets and exercises.Contents1. Grammatical form2. Analyzing word structure3. Constituent structure4. Semantic roles and grammatical relations5. Lexical entries and well-formed clauses6. Noun phrases7. Case and agreement8. Noun classes and pronouns9. Tense, aspect and modality10. N on-verbal predicates11. Special sentences types12. Subordinate clauses13. Derivational morphology14. Valence-changing morphology15. Allomorphy16. Non-linear morphology17. Clitics.
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