what is a noun phrase shift and a heavy noun phrase shift?
need a bit of help again. Can anyone explain what a heavy and a general noun phrase shift is?
I also have another question, I´m not sure whether my explanation for the "principle of endweight" is correct. I understood that if the endweight princible is used, the major information of the sentence is at the at the sentence. Is that correct?
Re: what is a noun phrase shift and a heavy noun phrase shift?
Hmmm.. so you all seem to have problems to answer this question as well. Somehow this is putting my mind at rest... eventhough I need to answer this question in an exam tomorrow. Will continue reading my grammar books..