Variation in perception and production of mid front vowels in the U.S. Southern Vowel Shift

@article{Kendall2012VariationIP,
  title={Variation in perception and production of mid front vowels in the U.S. Southern Vowel Shift},
  author={Tyler Kendall and Valerie Fridland},
  journal={J. Phonetics},
  year={2012},
  volume={40},
  pages={289-306}
}
Looking at speech perception from a sociolinguistic perspective, the paper first explores how speakers from three different regions in the U.S. perform on a vowel identification task for a continuum between /e/ and /e/. Following the general analysis of cross-regional perception, we turn our focus to a subsample of Southern participants who also provided speech data, investigating the nature of the link between their speech production and perception for these vowels. In particular, we are… CONTINUE READING