Syntax I: Introduction to Grammatical Analysis
— LING 204 (3)
Introduces analytical tools and concepts of a theory of universal grammar for human languages. Syntax involves studying categories and relationships below the level of the sentence. Introduction to a consideration of lexical vs. functional categories, word order, semantic roles, case, constituency and phrase structure, morphosyntactic features and other topics. Analysis of problems involving the syntax of languages from around the world. The framework is broadly that of Generative Syntax.
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