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ERIC Number: EJ527824
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0169-0965
Focus in Relative Clause Construal.
Schafer, Amy; And Others
Language and Cognitive Processes, v11 n1-2 p135-63 Feb-Apr 1996
Discusses two auditory comprehension studies that investigated the role of focus, as conveyed by a pitch accent, in the comprehension of relative clauses preceded by a complex noun phrase. Findings include focus attracts modifiers, and pitch accents for new phrases differ acoustically from pitch accents for contrastive phrases. (46 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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