The syntax of sentential stress

This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned and its interaction with information structure. Its central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress is determined syntactically and that cross-linguistic differences in this respect follow from syntactic varia...

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Main Author: Kahnemuyipour, Arsalan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2009, 2009
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the nature of sentential stress, how it is assigned and its interaction with information structure. Its central thesis is that the position of sentential or nuclear stress is determined syntactically and that cross-linguistic differences in this respect follow from syntactic variations
Physical Description:212 p.
ISBN:9780191711800
0191711802