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Frederick J Newmeyer
LING 562
Seattle Campus

Advanced Syntax

Advanced study in modern syntactic theory. Topics change each quarter. Typical topics are history of transformational grammar, anaphora, logical form. Prerequisite: LING 461, LING 462.

Class description

Aut 2001

This class will examine and try to understand the cross-linguistic distribution of syntactic elements, including word order generalizations and correlations; hierarchies of thematic and grammatial relations, animacy, and definiteness; and the properties of particles marking topic, focus, and so on.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Sojourner Truth
Date: 03/19/2001