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ERIC Number: ED020520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr-26
Pages: 1
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ENGLISH GRAMMAR II.
ROSENBAUM, PETER S.
"ENGLISH GRAMMAR II" IS A TRANSFORMATIONAL FORMULATION OF THE SYNTACTIC RULES RELATING DEEP AND SURFACE STRUCTURES FOR A NUMBER OF CONSTRUCTIONS IN ENGLISH. TOPICS TREATED BY THIS GRAMMAR INCLUDE EMBEDDED SENTENCE FORMATION, RELATIVE CLAUSE FORMATION, GENITIVE CONSTRUCTIONS, TIME AND PLACE ADVERBIALS, AND A FULL RANGE OF SIMPLE SENTENCE PHENOMENA SUCH AS NEGATION, PASSIVIZATION, AND INTERROGATION. "ENGLISH GRAMMAR II" ALSO TREATS THE TOPICS OF PRONOMINALIZATION AND REFLEXIVIZATION. THIS GRAMMAR IS BASED ON A THEORETICAL FORMULATION REQUIRING THE EXTENSIVE USE OF SYNTACTIC FEATURES AND THE USE OF SUCH ELEMENTARY TRANSFORMATIONS AS ADJUNCTION, DELETION, AND SUBSTITUTION. CONTAINED IN THIS REPORT ARE A PRESENTATION OF THE GRAMMAR, ITS LINGUISTIC JUSTIFICATION, AND A SAMPLE SET OF DEEP STRUCTURES AND DERIVATIONS. THIS 91-PAGE REPORT IS SECTION 1 OF SCIENTIFIC REPORT NUMBER 2 ON "SPECIFICATION AND UTILIZATION OF A TRANSFORMATIONAL GRAMMAR." (SEE RELATED DOCUMENT ED 014 688.) THE ENTIRE TEXT OF SCIENTIFIC REPORT NUMBER 2 IS AVAILABLE AS DOCUMENT AD-667-800 FROM THE CLEARINGHOUSE FOR FEDERAL, SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION, 5285 PORT ROYAL ROAD, SPRINGFIELD, VIRGINIA 22151 ($3.00 IN HARDCOPY, $0.65 IN MICROFICHE). ALL ORDERS MUST BE PREPAID BY CHECK OR MONEY ORDER. (AUTHOR/JD)
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Authoring Institution: International Business Machines Corp., Yorktown Heights, NY. Thomas J. Watson Research Center.
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