Analyzing Syntax: A Lexical-Functional Approach (Cambridge by Paul R. Kroeger

By Paul R. Kroeger

interpreting Syntax: A Lexical-Functional process is a accomplished and available 2004 textbook on syntactic research, designed for college students of linguistics at complicated undergraduate or graduate point. operating in the 'Lexical sensible Grammar' (LFG) strategy, it presents scholars with a framework for examining and describing grammatical constitution, utilizing vast examples from either eu and non-European languages. themes coated comprise: assessments for constituency, passivization and different relation-changing techniques, reflexive pronouns, the keep watch over relation, subject and concentration, relative clauses and Wh-questions, causative buildings, serial verbs, 'quirky case', and ergativity. in addition to construction on what linguists have realized approximately language commonly, specific consciousness is paid to the original positive factors of person languages. whereas its basic concentration is on syntactic constitution, the publication additionally bargains with facets of that means, functionality and word-structure which are without delay appropriate to syntax. truly organised into themes, this textbook is perfect for one-semester classes in syntax and grammatical analysis.

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