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|Subject:||Case Grammar vs Transformational Grammar|
|Question:||I heard that GTG by Noam Chomsky is already considered as an old theory, and some people said that that theory is wrong. It makes me think twice to use that theory for my thesis. How about case grammar? Is it true that this theory is better that Transformational grammar? And where can I find the references via online, because that theory is not really famous in my country and it is hard to find the books. Thank you.|
|Reply:||If you do decide to try to get up to date with the current descendants of Transformational Grammar, two other good textbooks are David Adger's "Core Syntax" and Andrew Carnie's "Syntax: a generative introduction".|
|Reply From:||Norvin Richards click here to access email|