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It's Been Said Before

By Orin Hargraves

It's Been Said Before "examines why certain phrases become clichés and why they should be avoided -- or why they still have life left in them."

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Sounds Fascinating

By J. C. Wells

How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Title: Introduction to Government and Binding Theory
Written By: Liliane Haegeman

This new edition has been extensively updated throughout. Major structural changes include new chapters on Functional Heads and Head Movement and on Relativized Minimality. Discussions of a number of topics either absent from or only briefly addressed in the first edition have been integrated or expanded, for example, the structure of small clauses, chain formation, and reconstruction, multiple movement, wh
-absorption, full interpretation, and expletive replacement. The copious exercises have been revised to increase potential for creativity and flexibility to approach. New exercises highlight further controversial issues.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631190678
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 728
Prices: U.S. $ 47.95
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