DEMYSTIFYING THE X –BAR PHRASE STRUCTURE RULE

Uche Oboko

Abstract


The X- bar theory is a major property of natural languages. Often times, the claim of the X-bar phrase rule and the conditions in which it applies makes its explanation and understanding difficult especially to language students. The essence of the paper is to demystify the intricacies in the theory and the notion of bar level and uphold the notion of head as the central idea.


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