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    Exclamation Deep & Surface structure!!!

    Hello everybody,
    Would you please help me to get the concept of Deep & Surface structure of a sentence.I`m totally mixed up.

    Thanks in advance,

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    Re: Deep & Surface structure!!!

    I can give you examples:
    "That's a deep valley"
    "The surface of the cylinder is..."

    I used to compare 'a deep ocean' with 'a shallow pond'.

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    Exclamation Re: Deep & Surface structure!!!

    Thank you so much but maybe I didn`t make myself clear enough.What I meant was the Deep & Surface structure of a sentence. As you may know according to Noam Chomsky(a famouse linguist)each sentence has a deep and a surface structure.Let me post a new thread to discuss the matter.

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