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Linguistics I Love: A Lesson from Yoda on Syntax

#MaytheFourth

May the Fourth is here, so it’s time to pay homage to the epic world of Star Wars! Whether or not you’re a fan, I guarantee you recognize the distinctive, backward, proverb-like delivery of the character, Yoda.

But what makes Yoda-speak so unique? Syntax.

What is Syntax?

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