An Annotated Syntax Reader: Lasting Insights and Questions

An Annotated Syntax Reader brings together a collection of seminal articles published over the last forty years that demonstrate the empirical and theoretical foundations of current syntactic theory. * Includes introductions, annotations by the editors, and discussion questions to teach students how to critically read precedent-setting works * Features writings by authors including Noam Chomsky, Paul Postal, and Luigi Rizzi * Focuses on significant ideas, core passages of articles, and resulting applications that have shaped the field of syntax * Encourages an active, participatory reading of the texts; one which motivates readers to read creatively and come up with their own novel observations