The syntax–phonology interface

  title={The syntax–phonology interface},
  author={Hubert Truckenbrodt},
Phonological structure is sensitive to syntactic phrase structure. This chapter discusses central aspects of this relation: What elements of the phonological representation are influenced by phrase structure? How are they influenced? How does focus affect prosody? What role does the distinction between lexical and functional elements play? A recurring theme will be the role of syntactic XPs in shaping the important layer of p-phrases in different ways. Section 18.2 identifies prosodic structure… Expand
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