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The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned, and its interaction with information structure. The central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress — the ... More


Sentential stress and information structure

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter considers sentences uttered in non-neutral contexts. An additional rule, namely the Focus Stress Rule, is proposed to handle the interaction between sentential structure and information ... More


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