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ENG 682 Modern English Grammar
4 hours; 4 credits
A generative-transformational analysis of the English sentence and a normative approach to contemporary usage. An introduction to sentence diagramming according to the principles of generative grammar with attention to deep and surface structure and semantic features. Traditional grammar is reformulated in transformational terms and usage is taught with reference to generative theory.
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