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Syntactic Phenomena of English, Volume 1 / Edition 1

Syntactic Phenomena of English, Volume 1 / Edition 1

by James D. McCawley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226556246
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 07/28/1992
Series: Syntactic Phenomena of English, Vol. 1 Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.09(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.84(d)

About the Author

James D. McCawley is the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including Adverbs, Vowels and Other Objects of Wonder and Everything that Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition
Abbreviations and Special Symbols
1. Introduction
2. Overview of the Scheme of Syntactical Analysis Adopted Below
3. Some Tests for Deep and Surface Constituent Structure
4. Some Subject-Changing Transformations
6. Rule Interaction
7. Syntactic Categories
8. Auxiliary Verbs
9. Coordination
10. Surface Combinatoric Rules
11. Anaphora
12. The Structure of Noun Phrases
13. Relative Clauses
14. Interrogative Clauses
15. Principles Restricting and Extending the Application of Transformations
16. Other Types of Nondeclarative Sentences
17. Negation
18. Scope of Quantifiers and Negations
19. Adverbs
20. Comparative Constructions
21. Discourse Syntax
22. Patches and Syntactic Mimicry
Selected Wrong Answers to Exercises

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