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An Introduction to Word Grammar

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  • 106 b/w illus. 12 tables
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521721646)

An Introduction to Word Grammar
Cambridge University Press
9780521896900 - An Introduction to Word Grammar - By Richard Hudson
Table of Contents

Contents

List of figures
x
List of tables
xiii
Acknowledgements
xv
Introduction
1
Part I    How the mind works
5
1         Introduction to cognitive science
7
2         Categorization
9
2.1       Concepts, categories and exemplars
9
2.2       Taxonomies and the isA relation
12
2.3       Generalizations and inheritance
16
2.4       Multiple inheritance and choices
22
2.5       Default inheritance and prototype effects
24
2.6       Social categories and stereotypes
30
3         Network structure
34
3.1       Concepts, percepts, feelings and actions
34
3.2       Relational concepts, arguments and values
37
3.3       Choices, features and cross-classification
44
3.4       Examples of relational taxonomies
47
3.5       The network notion, properties and default inheritance
57
3.6       Do networks need modularity?
63
4         Network activity
70
4.1       Activation and long-term memory
70
4.2       Activation and working memory
73
4.3       Building and learning exemplar nodes
80
4.4       Building induced nodes
83
4.5       Building inherited nodes
87
4.6       Binding nodes together
91
Part II   How language works
101
5         Introduction to linguistics
103
5.1       Description
103
5.2       Detail
104
5.3       Data
105
5.4       Differences
105
5.5       Divisions
106
5.6       Developments
108
6         Words as concepts
109
6.1       Types and tokens
109
6.2       Word properties
114
6.3       Word-classes
117
6.4       Grammaticality
118
6.5       Lexemes and inflections
121
6.6       Definitions and efficiency
127
6.7       Morphology and lexical relations
131
6.8       Social properties of words
136
6.9       Levels of analysis
138
7         Syntax
145
7.1       Dependencies and phrases
145
7.2       Valency
154
7.3       Morpho-syntactic features, agreement and unrealized words
162
7.4       Default word order
168
7.5       Coordination
175
7.6       Special word orders
181
7.7       Syntax without modules
189
8         Using and learning language
193
8.1       Accessibility and frequency
193
8.2       Retrieving words
197
8.3       Tokens and types in listening and speaking
202
8.4       Learning generalizations
205
8.5       Using generalizations
209
8.6       Binding in word-recognition, parsing and pragmatics
212
8.7       Meaning
220
8.8       Social meaning
241
Part III  How English works
247
9         Introduction to English linguistics
249
10        English words
251
10.1      Word-classes
251
10.2      Inflections
255
10.3      Word-class properties
260
10.4      Morphology and lexical relations
270
10.5      Social properties
276
11        English syntax
279
11.1      Dependencies
279
11.2      Valency
285
11.3      Features, agreement and unrealized lexemes
296
11.4      Default word order
301
11.5      Coordination
304
11.6      Special word orders
307
References
317
Index
322



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