Intonation and Meaning
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Intonation and Meaning

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ISBN-13:
9780199226276
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
04.08.2016
Seiten:
336
Autor:
Daniel (Professor of Linguistics Buring
Gewicht:
558 g
Format:
175x245x19 mm
Serie:
Oxford Surveys in Semantics and Pragmatics
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

This book examines the interplay between prosody-stress, phrasing, and melody-and interpretation-felicity in discourse, inferences, and emphasis. It presents the main phenomena involved, and introduces current formal analyses of prosodic structure, relevant aspects of discourse structure, intonational meaning, and the relations between them.
General preface; Preface; List of abbreviations; 1 Prominence, accent, focus; 2 Focus and givenness in flexible accent languages; 3 Focus and givenness theories; 4 More on focus/givenness representation; 5 More on the semantics of focus and givenness; 6 Prosodic structure; 7 Prosodic and information structure; 8 More on focus/givenness realization; 9 The meaning of tones; 10 Association with focus; References; Index
This book examines the interplay between prosody-stress, phrasing, and melody-and interpretation-felicity in discourse, inferences, and emphasis. It presents the main phenomena involved, and introduces current formal analyses of prosodic structure, relevant aspects of discourse structure, intonational meaning, and the relations between them.