Counterparts; or, The problem of reference in transformational grammar.
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Published by Indiana University Linguistics Club in Bloomington .
Written in English


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Counterparts, or the Problem of Reference in Transformational Grammar. Author(s): Lakoff, George; et al. Main Content Metrics Author & Article Info. Main Content. Download PDF to View View Larger. Thumbnails Document Outline Attachments. Previous. by: Created Date: 11/15/ PM. Counterparts, or the Problem of Reference in Transformational Grammar By George Lakoff Topics: Social and Behavioral SciencesAuthor: George Lakoff. The problem of reference is one of the main problems in transformational gram­ mar.

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Transformational grammar is a theory of grammar that accounts for the constructions of a language by linguistic transformations and phrase structures. Also known as transformational-generative grammar or T-G or : Richard Nordquist. Radford's new textbook is primarily for students with little or no background in syntax who need a lively and up-to-date introduction to contemporary work on transformational grammar. It covers four main topics: the goals of linguistic theory, syntactic structure, the nature and role of the lexicon, and the function and operations of by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages illustrations 24 cm. Contents: Language as a scientific subject matter --Constituent structure --Deep structures, surface structures, and transformations --Transformations and elementary transformational processes --Linguistic explanation and ordered rules --Determining the . The book also has a detailed bibliographical background section and an extensive bibliography which will be a useful source of reference to the primary literature. Although intended principally as a coursebook for students of syntax or English grammar, Transformational Grammar will be invaluable to any reader who needs a straightforward and.