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The Transformational Framework

TG grammar makes use of transformations. The transformational component helps to convert structures from one level to another. In TG analysis we start with...

Transformational Rules

Transformational Generative grammar is based on the assumption that sentences are of two types- those with the simplest structures are called the basic or...

An Introduction to TG Grammar

Transformational grammar is a theory of grammar that accounts for the constructions of a language by linguistic transformations and phrase structures. It is also...

Why Transformational Generative Grammar?

In Syntactic Structures, Chomsky claims that one of the main reasons for preferring a transformational grammar to a phrase structure grammar is that the...

Derivation of a Sentence

A phrase structure grammar is one which consists solely of phrase structure rules, whereas a transformational grammar does not consist only of transformational rules....

Limitations of Phrase Structure Grammar

The processes that pose problems to PS grammar are: ambiguities synonymies ...

The Constituent Structure

The PS grammar is an alternative way of expressing the information found in a tree diagram employing rewrite rules. This is a method of...

Phrase Structure Grammar

The second of Chomsky's 'three models for the description of language', is Phrase Structure Grammar. Any set of sentences that can be generated by...

Generative Grammar

Generative grammar, a very formal system is the first of the three models for the description of the language discussed by linguist Noam Chomsky...

IC Analysis: Advantages and Limitations

The process of IC analysis always ends when the smallest constituents are reached, which are often words although the analysis can also be extended...
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