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Structuralism: Methods of structural analysis →  May 7, 2012

Modern scientists have come to an understanding that structural analysis has set the perfect background for the development of structuralism. Linguists see language as a complicated structure of elements, moreover all of these elements form specific relations. The main task of structuralism is to study these connections and analyze specific patterns. In the 20th century […]

Morphological theory in the 20th-century Western linguistics – Part 2 →  March 2, 2012

Morphological theory in the 20th-century Western linguistics – Part 1 Whereas the first four parts of speech possess three distinctive features, the fifth group is formed only on the ground of morphological indeclinability of these words. The linguist claims that traditional division of “particles” exaggerates their difference and diminishes their obvious similarity. For ex­ample, in […]