Three-Dimensional Syntax
John Klosek
August 2011
 

Since 1957 syntactic structures have been represented in terms of two-dimensional trees. This paper proposes that by representing syntactic structures three-dimensionally it will be possible to eliminate all movement, reduce complexity, and make universal syntactic representation possible for propositions expressed in any human language.
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keywords: universal grammar, scrambling, constituent order, phrase structure, movement, word order, syntax
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