Doctoral Thesis Proposal Prosodic Variation in Spoken Dialogue: Information Status, Affirmative Cue Words, and Turn-Taking

  • Agust́ın Gravano
  • Published 2007


This thesis proposal describes completed and future studies on three particular aspects of prosodic variation in American English spoken dialogue: how information status affects the way humans decide which words to accent and which accent types to use; how humans produce potentially ambiguous single affirmative words like alright, okay, or yeah; and how… (More)


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