Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Contributor "Watson, Duane G."

  • Mahrt, Tim (2018-04-09)
    In English, speakers highlight new or semantically focused information by prosodic enhancement–greater pitch, greater duration, and greater intensity–as compared to words that are already given in, or inferable from the ...

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  • Lee, Eun Kyung (2011-05-25)
    This dissertation examines whether and how two main aspects of prosody, intonational phrase boundaries and pitch accents, are used in syntactic processing. Traditionally, it has been argued that while intonational phrase ...

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  • Mo, Yoonsook (2011-01-21)
    Speech utterances are more than the linear concatenation of individual phonemes or words. They are organized by prosodic structures comprising phonological units of different sizes (e.g., syllable, foot, word, and phrase) ...

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