This book provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
- Walks the student through complicated analyses, pointing out common mistakes and how to avoid them
- Includes extensive foreign language examples and exercises
- Contains exercises designed both to cement foundational knowledge and to take the student to the next level
- Accompanied by a supplementary website with sample problems, chapter summaries and relevant links: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/carnie