The use of prosody in highlighting alterations in repairs from unrestricted speech.

@article{Howell1991TheUO,
  title={The use of prosody in highlighting alterations in repairs from unrestricted speech.},
  author={Peter Howell and Kathleen Young},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology},
  year={1991},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={733-58}
}
A speaker has several ways in which he or she may highlight the fact that an error or imprecision of speech has been made and subsequently altered. The three principal ones are by signalling through the structure of the speech that surrounds the error (the repair-syntax), by the use of prosody, and through the semantic content. The role of prosody in the correction process is investigated in the current studies. Analysis of the prosody of a number of errors and their alterations drawn from… CONTINUE READING