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It presents the theory The Government and Binding [GB] Theory and presents arguments in favor of its formulation in this way.
The main application of the government relation concerns the assignment of case. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Government and Binding Theory. Discussions of a number of topics missing from or not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
Plus it’s now a bit outdated, though it’s still very good for diving into the general logic behind the generative grammar research and some data patterns.
Carnie’s book makes a better introduction.
It incorporates the ideas presented in Chomsky’s “Lectures on Government and Binding”, and modified by his subsequent works up to and including “Barriers”. In short, this book offers a complete, updated introduction to the current state of Government and Binding Theory, suitable for readers with some basic knowledge of generative linguistics. Discussions of a number of topics missing from or not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: Request permission to reuse content from this site.
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Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
Read better, read worse. Oct 08, Nacho Iribarnegaray rated it really liked it Shelves: Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. In chapter two the author presents certain assumptions upon which she builds up and develops or explains the construction and development of govenment theory.
Yet this book is the best and “the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory”. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In short, this book offers a complete introduction to the current state of GB theory suitable for readers with some basic knowledge of generative linguistics.
New exericases highlight further controversial issues. A good intro book, but sometimes especially towards the endthere was a bit too much of technicalities that I didn’t enjoy all that much.
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Paperbackpages. GB was the first theory to be based on the haegean and parameters model of language, which also underlies the later developments of the minimalist program.
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This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat Description This textbook provides an introduction to the current state of government and binding GB theory, using as its basis the standard version of the theory as developed in Chomsky’s more recent writings. Very useful, very VERY well explained. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.
The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativty and flexibility of approach. The tree diagram below illustrates how DPs are governed and assigned case by their governing heads:. The first four chapters discuss the distribution of overt material, chiefly noun phrases. As the author says: So I wouldn’t and couldn’t say that I understood it all. Ikmi Nur rated it it was amazing Jan 15, Aspects of the Syntax of Germanic Languages