By Alan Rutkowski
By Alan Rutkowski
By Ben Yagoda
He deals recommendation on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which is composed of the facility, first, to craft sentences which are right when it comes to spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that still show readability, precision, and style. Then he specializes in crafting entire paragraphs—with realization to cadence, consistency of tone, sentence transitions, and paragraph length.
In a enjoyable, complete advisor, Yagoda lays out the easy steps we will all take to make our writing more desirable, extra interesting—and simply simple better.
By John Langan
By Tore Nesset
This ebook is appropriate for phonologists, morphologists, Slavists and cognitive linguists, and addresses questions: How can the morphology-phonology interface be accommodated in cognitive linguistics? Do morphophonological alternations have a which means? those questions are explored through a accomplished research of stem alternations in Russian verbs. The research is couched in R.W. Langacker's Cognitive Grammar framework, and the booklet deals comparisons to different different types of cognitive linguistics, reminiscent of building Grammar and Conceptual Integration. The proposed research is additionally in comparison to rule-based and constraint-based methods to phonology in generative grammar.
Without resorting to underlying representations or procedural ideas, the Cognitive Linguistics framework allows an insightful method of summary phonology, providing the $64000 good thing about restrictiveness. Cognitive Grammar presents an research of a complete morphophonological approach by way of a parsimonious set of theoretical constructs that every one have cognitive motivation. No advert hoc equipment is invoked, and the research yields robust empirical predictions. one other virtue is that Cognitive Grammar can establish the which means of morphophonological alternations. for instance, it's argued that stem alternations in Russian verbs conspire to sign non-past meaning.
This ebook is on the market to a wide readership and gives a welcome contribution to phonology and morphology, which were understudied in cognitive linguistics.
By Juan Uriagereka
By Naoki Fukui
This number of 9 papers brings jointly Naoki Fukui’s pioneering physique of labor on Merge, the fundamental operation of human language syntax, from the 2 specific yet comparable views of theoretical syntax and neurosciences. half I provides an outline of the advance of the speculation of Merge and its present formulations?in linguistic conception, highlighting the author’s formerly released papers in theoretical syntax, whereas half II specializes in experimental examine on Merge within the mind technology of language, demonstrating how new suggestions and the implications they produce can tell the research of syntactic constructions within the mind sooner or later. via combining insights from theoretical linguistics and neurosciences, this booklet offers an cutting edge unified account of the learn of Merge and paves new instructions for destiny study for graduate scholars and students in theoretical linguistics, neuroscience, syntax, and cognitive science.
By Laurel J. Brinton
By Peter L. Corrigan,Robert Mondi
The examine of classical languages by means of past generations of English-speaking scholars used to be enormously facilitated by means of the research of English grammar within the colleges, a practice now out of style yet one who emphasised exactly the options, phrases, and buildings wanted for the learn of Greek and Latin.
A pupil guide of Latin and English Grammar bargains a student-friendly comparative exposition of English and Latin grammatical rules that would turn out a useful complement to quite a lot of starting Latin textbooks in addition to a convenient reference for these carrying on with directly to upper-level courses.
By Andrew Carnie,Dan Siddiqi,Yosuke Sato
The learn of syntax over the past part century has obvious a striking enlargement of the bounds of human wisdom in regards to the constitution of typical language. The Routledge guide of Syntax provides a entire survey of the most important theoretical and empirical advances within the dynamically evolving box of syntax from quite a few views, either in the dominant generative paradigm and among syntacticians operating inside of generative grammar and people operating in functionalist and similar approaches.
The guide covers key concerns in the box that include:
• center components of syntactic empirical investigation,
• modern techniques to syntactic theory,
• interfaces of syntax with different parts of the human language system,
• experimental and computational techniques to syntax.
Bringing jointly popular linguistic scientists and state of the art students from around the self-discipline and delivering a balanced but accomplished review of the sphere, the Routledge instruction manual of Syntax is vital interpreting for researchers and postgraduate scholars operating in syntactic theory.
By Jerome L. Packard