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Aspects of English Sentence Stress
     

Aspects of English Sentence Stress

by Susan F. Schmerling
 
Using a working definition of stress as subjective impression of prominence, the author attempts to formulate general principles that will predict the relative prominence of different words in particular utterances-what might be called the syntax of stress.

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Using a working definition of stress as subjective impression of prominence, the author attempts to formulate general principles that will predict the relative prominence of different words in particular utterances-what might be called the syntax of stress.

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ISBN-13:
9780292703124
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
09/01/1994
Pages:
137

Meet the Author

Susan F. Schmerling is a specialist in linguistic theory with a particular interest in the theory of syntax.

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