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A Theory of Grammar
Chapter 3 Principles of Grammar and Acquisition
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acquired acquisition data adult grammars analysis anaphoric appears argued assumed Baker base-generated Bever and Garrett Chapter child language child learns child's grammar child's perception children's grammars Chomsky and Lasnik claims COMP complexity considered core grammar core rule dative dative constructions dative-movement deep structure derivation Det-Nom dialect discussed example exceptional statements explain fact filter Fodor and Smith forms grammar change grammar construction hypotheses innate input data interaction involve kind language acquisition lexical linguistic Maratsos markedness McCawley Middle English negative evidence NP-S occur operation optimal grammar output parsing passives perception strategies positive data positive evidence possible grammars predictions primary data priori principles produce proposals psychological reality psychologically real relationship relative clauses relevant require restructuring Roeper sentences specifiers stage structure-preservation subject relative pronoun subject-auxiliary inversion suggests surface structure theory of grammar transformational component transformational rules transformationally universal grammar unmarked verb Wh-movement word-order