chapter  7
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The structure of Noun Phrases

From the preceding chapters you’ll have gained an idea of how phrasal categories (NP, VP, AP, PP and AdvP) fit into the structure of sentences. Of these, we’ve only looked in detail at the structure of VP: complements of V in VP, adverbials in VP and auxiliary verbs (and their VP complements). In this chapter, I look in more detail at the internal structure of other phrasal categories, Noun Phrases in particular.