Preface to Second Edition Preface to First Edition Abbreviations and Special Symbols 1. Introduction 2. Overview of the Scheme of Syntactical Analysis Adopted Below 3. Some Tests for Deep and Surface Constituent Structure 4. Some Subject-Changing Transformations 5.Complements 6. Rule Interaction 7. Syntactic Categories 8. Auxiliary Verbs 9. Coordination 10. Surface Combinatoric Rules 11. Anaphora 12. The Structure of Noun Phrases 13. Relative Clauses 14. Interrogative Clauses 15. Principles Restricting and Extending the Application of Transformations 16. Other Types of Nondeclarative Sentences 17. Negation 18. Scope of Quantifiers and Negations 19. Adverbs 20. Comparative Constructions 21. Discourse Syntax 22. Patches and Syntactic Mimicry Selected Wrong Answers to Exercises References Index
James D. McCawley is the Andrew MacLeish Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Far Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He is the author of several books, including Adverbs, Vowels and Other Objects of Wonder and Everything that Linguists Have Always Wanted to Know About Logic, both published by the University of Chicago Press.