Summary: This introduction to basic sentence structure encourages readers to explore grammar through critical thinking and analysis of a variety of different texts including excerpts from poetry, novels, television, movies, and more. Part One provides an overview of different definitions of and approaches to grammar, outlining the approach to descriptive grammar taken in the text. Part Two introduces each syntactic category and highlights the basic division between lexical an ...show mored grammatical categories. Part Three focuses on the structure of sentences. The book incorporates several types of exercises including ''discovery problems,'' text analysis, and language diversity exercises. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 00
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