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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


Deconstructing the Nuclear Stress Algorithm: Evidence from second language speech *

Emily Nava and Maria Luisa Zubizarreta

in The Sound Patterns of Syntax

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199556861
eISBN:
9780191722271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556861.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

Based on the English speech of native Spanish speakers, evidence is provided, on the one hand, for an analysis that connects the typology of Nuclear Stress patterns to the (un)availability of ... More


Prosodic end-weight and the stress–weight interface

Kevin M. Ryan

in Prosodic Weight: Categories and Continua

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198817949
eISBN:
9780191859311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817949.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Theoretical Linguistics

Prosodic end-weight refers to the specifically phonological aspect of end-weight, as emerges when one controls for other factors influencing word order, such as frequency, semantics, and syntactic ... More


More on focus/givenness realization

Daniel Büring

in Intonation and Meaning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199226269
eISBN:
9780191826603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226269.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Phonetics / Phonology

Italian and Hungarian highlight aspects of focus realization which are easily overlooked when concentrating on Germanic-type languages. Italian in particular suggests that focussing and givenness ... More


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