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Final Exam Question

posted Apr 30, 2016, 11:37 AM by Lynn Gordon

Q: How does one determine if the P has an Edge Feature?
A: If the complement of the P can be moved without the P, then the P must have an EF.

Final Exam

posted Apr 27, 2016, 4:08 PM by Lynn Gordon

The final exam is linked to the Handouts and Notes page.

Chapter 5 Slides

posted Apr 25, 2016, 3:45 PM by Lynn Gordon

Slides for Chapter 5 are linked on the Handouts and Notes page.

Extended Syntax Problem

posted Apr 18, 2016, 8:39 AM by Lynn Gordon

for English 544 and due by 5 pm on Wednesday, 4 May 2016 is available here.

Homework: Exercise 4.2

posted Apr 12, 2016, 9:26 PM by Lynn Gordon

Exercise 4.2 will be accepted up until Friday, 15 April.

Answer to Quiz 5

posted Apr 11, 2016, 6:12 PM by Lynn Gordon

Sample Question for Quiz 5 (Scheduled for Monday, 11 April)

posted Apr 8, 2016, 7:05 PM by Lynn Gordon

The string Say you so?  is a grammatical yes-no question in Elizabethan English (Early Modern English), but ungrammatical in Present Day English.  Explain the difference in grammaticality.  In order to answer this question, you will need to show derivations in the two rule systems (one which generates the string and one which doesn't) and then pinpoint the place in the two different derivations where PDE fails to provide the machinery to generate the string, while demonstrating the EModE does generate the sentence.

Homework Assignment

posted Mar 28, 2016, 10:29 PM by Lynn Gordon

Exercise 4.1: Be prepared to start discussing it on Friday, 1 April, and to turn it on Monday, 4 April.

On-Line Quiz Updated

posted Mar 26, 2016, 1:11 PM by Lynn Gordon

The on-line version of quiz 4 is now available as a docx file and as a pdf file.  

On-Line Quiz and Answers to Quiz 4 Redo

posted Mar 25, 2016, 9:46 PM by Lynn Gordon

There will be an on-line quiz posted this weekend to be turned into the class dropbox.  This quiz will have the same structure as the previous two quizzes.

The answers to the quiz 4 redo are available here.

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