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Since its first publication in Liliane Haegeman's Introduction to Government and Binding Theory has become established as the most authoritative introduction to the Principles and Parameters approach to syntactic theory.
This new edition has been extensively updated throughout. Discussions of a number of topics missing from or not paid due attention in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example: the structure of small clauses in chaprer 2 , chain formation in chapter 6 , and reconstruction, multiple movement, wh -absorption, Full Interpretation, and expletive replacement in chapter 9.
The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativty and flexibility of approach. New exericases highlight further controversial issues. Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. The Lexicon and Sentence Structure 2.
Phrase Structure 3. Case Theory 4. Introduction and Overview 5. Transformations: NP-Movement 7. WH-Movement 8. An Inventory of Empty Categories 9. Logical Form and Phonetic Form Barriers: An Introduction Aspects of the Syntax of Germanic Languages Romance Languages Bibliography Index. Features offers an authoritative introduction to the current state of Government and Binding Theory includes chapters on Functional Heads and Head Movement and on Relativized Minimality contains exercises that have been revised to increase potential for creativity and flexibility of approach and highlight further controversial issues includes expanded discussion of the structure of small clauses, chain formation, and reconstruction, multiple movement, wh -absorption, Full Interpretation, and expletive replacement.
Introduction to Government & Binding Theory
Government and binding GB , GBT is a theory of syntax and a phrase structure grammar in the tradition of transformational grammar developed principally by Noam Chomsky in the s. The name refers to two central subtheories of the theory: government , which is an abstract syntactic relation applicable, among other things, to the assignment of case ; and binding , which deals chiefly with the relationships between pronouns and the expressions with which they are co-referential. GB was the first theory to be based on the principles and parameters model of language, which also underlies the later developments of the minimalist program. The main application of the government relation concerns the assignment of case. Government is defined as follows:. This means that for example in a structure like the following, A m-commands B, but B does not m-command A:.
Government and binding theory
Still within the Principles and Parameters framework, Chomsky has been developing a different approach referred to as the Minimalist Program Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Introduction to Government and Binding Theory