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Framework-free grammatical theory

Haspelmath, Martin

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  "description": "<p>Framework-free grammatical description/analysis and explanation is argued here to be superior to framework-bound analysis because all languages have different catgeories, and languages should be described in their own terms. Frameworks represent aprioristic assumptions that are likely to lead to a distorted description of a language. I argue against restrictive theoretical frameworks of the generative type, against frameworks of functional approaches such as Functional Grammar and Role and Reference Grammar, and against Basic Linguistic Theory.</p>", 
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      "affiliation": "Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology", 
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      "name": "Haspelmath, Martin"
  "headline": "Framework-free grammatical theory", 
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  "datePublished": "2010-01-01", 
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  "keywords": [
    "grammar, theoretical linguistics, linguistic framework, generative grammar"
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