A Critical Introduction to Syntax

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A&C Black, Mar 17, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 275 pages
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Contents

1 Theory Data and Analysis
1
2 Dependency Relations
41
3 Noun Phrases and Nonconfigurationality
61
4 Constructions
99
5 Grammaticality
118
6 Usagebased Models
140
The Get Passive
163
wh words
175
Thematic Roles
198
11 Language Complexity
219
12 First Language Acquisition
237
Appendix
255
Epilogue
261
References
262
Index
273
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Parts of Speech
191

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Jim Miller is Professor Emeritus at the University of Edinburgh (formerly Professor of Linguistics and Spoken Language at Edinburgh and Professor of Cognitive Linguistics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand).

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