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10 Oct 2008


How many sheets of paper would we need in order to provide a generative grammar tree (‘extended x-bar theory’) of the following sentence from the Contract Scene in A Night at the Opera:
"The first part of the party of the first part shall be known in this contract as the first part of the party of the first part"

Cinema and language: scene 3

1 comment:

  1. I have just put my name for Syntax, so I may be able to have a go in June....
    Very good film, but funny enough it is the first time I watch it in English!!

    Why do they dub films???