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Semantic prosody

Known as: Discourse prosody, Prosody 
Semantic prosody, also discourse prosody, describes the way in which certain seemingly neutral words can be perceived with positive or negative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Acknowledgments Introduction 1: Features of Semantic Prosody 2: The Evaluative and the Hidden 3: The Diachronic and the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Abstract In this paper I want to re-examine the key corpus-linguistic notion of semantic preference. This is defined here as the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
This paper considers the contentious term "semantic prosody" and discusses a number of aspects of the concept described by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper explores the collocational behaviour and semantic prosody of near synonyms from a cross-linguistic perspective. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The concept of semantic prosody was introduced to the public by Bill Louw in 1993, and has become one of the more important… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Listeners efficiently exploit sentence prosody to direct attention to words bearing sentence accent. This effect has been… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Once, sentence processing research set aside prosody in order to focus on syntactic and semantic processing. Experimental… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The temporal distance between events conveys information essential for numerous sequential tasks such as motor control and rhythm… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We describe a statistical approach for modeling dialogue acts in conversational speech, i.e., speech-act-like units such as… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
 
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