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Prosody Models and Measurements by Anne Cutler

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English


  • Acoustics,
  • Physics

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Edition Notes

Other titlesWith contributions by numerous experts
Statementedited by Anne Cutler, D. Robert Ladd
SeriesSpringer Series in Language and Communication -- 14, Springer series in language and communication -- 14.
ContributionsLadd, D. Robert
LC ClassificationsQC221-246
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27083470M
ISBN 10364269103X
ISBN 109783642691034

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Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. This little book is succint, but comprehensive, covering all aspects of prosody (metric poetry) in a very small number of pages. I found the explanations to be clear, and the examples useful and relevant/5(11). In linguistics, prosody is concerned with those elements of speech that are not individual phonetic segments (vowels and consonants) but are properties of syllables and larger units of speech, including linguistic functions such as intonation, tone, stress, and elements are known as suprasegmentals.. Prosody may reflect various features of the speaker or the utterance: the. Privacy & Cookies: This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here.

Prosody, the study of all the elements of language that contribute toward acoustic and rhythmic effects, chiefly in poetry but also in prose. The term derived from an ancient Greek word that originally meant a song accompanied by music or the particular tone or accent given to an individual syllable. Greek and Latin literary critics generally regarded prosody as part of grammar; it concerned. Children with childhood apraxia of speech (CAS) are frequently noted in the literature as having disordered prosody. Prosody refers to intonation, stress pattern, loudness variations, pausing, and rhythm. We express prosody mainly by varying pitch, loudness, and duration. We also may use greater articulatory force to emphasize a word or phrase.   How to Determine the Reading Level of a Book. Prosody refers to the amount of expression used when reading aloud. Prosody consists of the intonation of the voice when the text is being read, the timing the reader gives each sentence, the stress placed on different words and syllables within words and the focus with which the reader reads. The book begins with a thorough and wide-ranging survey of the development of prosodic theory from the ancient ars metrica tradition to the sixteenth century, with special emphasis on such issues as the relation of verse form and genre, the relation of syntax to prosody, and the role of language reform in shaping Renaissance prosody.

  Finally, when thinking about prosody, it is critical to remember the other aspects of reading fluency: word reading accuracy and reading rate. Inefficient word reading is the primary barrier to good prosody for most young readers (Schwanenflugel, Hamilton, Wisenbaker, Kuhn, & Stahl, ). This book cannot be viewed because it is under review by the Million Books Project. Product Information. Prosody: Models and Measurements is the fruit of a three-day workshop held in Paris in April, The workshop was one of a series which is sponsored by the Maison des Sciences de I'Homme under the auspices of the European Psycho linguistics Association, and which aims to bring together workers in a particular field from different European laboratories and to encourage. "The Poem's Heartbeat" is a progressive, step-by-step introduction to prosody--the art and science of metrical composition in poetry. This second edition includes a new appendix of sample scansions, and a comprehensive index of poets and poems cited/5.