Carnie, Andrew (2006) Syntax: A Generative Introduction. 2nd Edition. Wiley-Blackwell
**Note this edition is no longer in print or supported. Please buy the 4th edition**
Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of Carnie's Syntax provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions.
Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type
Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional chapter on advanced topics in binding
Offers a brief survey of both Lexical-Functional Grammar and Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
Succeeds in strengthening the reader's foundational knowledge, and prepares them for more advanced study
Supported by an instructor's manual and online resources, including Powerpoint slides and problem sets.