24.951 Introduction to Syntax

Class Info

Introduction to theories of syntax underlying work currently being done within the lexical-functional and government-binding frameworks. Organized into three interrelated parts, each focused upon a particular area of concern: phrase structure; the lexicon; and principles and parameters. Grammatical rules and processes constitute a focus of attention throughout the course that serve to reveal both modular structure of grammar and interaction of grammatical components.

This class has no prerequisites.

24.951 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by N. Richards.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-322.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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