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A Short Introduction to X-Bar Syntax and Transformations, 2nd edition

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Phrase Structure Rules
Unconscious Knowledge
Phrase Structure Rules
Exercises

Chapter 2. Noun
N-Bars
Complements
The NP Rules
Noun Specifiers
Exercises

Chapter 3. Other Phrase Types
Adjective Phrases
Verb Phrases
Prepositional Phrases
Exercises

Chapter 4. The Phrase Structure of Sentences
The Sentence as an Inflection-P
The Nature of I
Complementizer Phrases
Exercises

Chapter 5. Transformations
V-to-I Movement
I Movement
WH Movement
WH Movement in Other Constructions

Chapter 6. NP Movement
Levels of Representation
Passive
NP Movement from Other Positions
The Interaction of Transformations
Exercises

Bibliography