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What is included with this book?
An engaging and fresh take on the rules and politics of English grammar, written in lively prose. It goes a step further than most books on grammar by providing an overview of the field, with a discussion of historical and current debates about grammar, and how we define, discuss, and approach it.
1 What is Grammar and How Do We Study It? 1
2 Nouns 23
3 Noun Phrases 41
4 Verbs 67
5 Verb Phrases 85
6 The Clause 113
7 Adjectives 147
8 Adverbs 171
9 Prepositions and Particles 187
10 Independent, Coordinate, and Subordinate Clauses 209
11 More on Complementation and Modification 243
Epilogue: Navigating Real Language 273