Accent , ( Ing ) , and the Social Logic of Listener Perceptions

@inproceedings{CampbellKibler2007Accent,
  title={Accent , ( Ing ) , and the Social Logic of Listener Perceptions},
  author={Kathryn Campbell-Kibler},
  year={2007}
}
This article reports on the relationship between the English variable (ING) and two divergent accents (Southern and gay) as they are conceptualized and given social meaning in listeners’ perceptions of spontaneous speech. The study used an expanded form of the Matched Guise Technique, using recordings collected through sociolinguistic interviews with 8 speakers from North Carolina and California. Excerpts were digitally manipulated to create 32 matched pairs differing only in tokens of (ING… CONTINUE READING

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