Essays about: "transformational grammar"
Found 1 essay containing the words transformational grammar.
1. A Case for Generative Linguistics in New Testament Exegesis : Surveying the Current Theoretical Landscape and Possible Applicability to Biblical StudiesUniversity essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för religionsvetenskap och teologi
Abstract : This essay surveys the current theoretical landscape of modern linguistics, asking whethe generative and possibly transformational linguistics can be applied to syntactic analysis of New Testament texts written in Koine Greek to find lingual hallmarks in the form of personal usage of syntactic rules that uniquely identify the authors of the texts. The conclusion is that there seems to be evidence that an application of a minimalist approach could make the detection of such lingual hallmarks possible. READ MORE