Functions of Bookended Narrow-Pitch-Range Regions
These functions and examples are described in two abstracts:
- Providing contrasting information:
- Grudging appreciation
- Complaining, Spanish style
- Proposing, Spanish style
Functions of Short Narrow-Pitch-Range Regions in Native and Non-Native English Dialog.
Nigel G. Ward, Paola Gallardo. 11th High Desert
Linguistics Society, 2014.
B. Prosodic Constructions for Contrast, Complaint, and Contradiction and their Common Elements.
Nigel G. Ward.
IPrA Panel on Prosodic Constructions in Dialog, 2015.
and in Chapter 2 of
Prosodic Patterns in English Conversation, and the associated teacher resources
Nigel Ward's Publications
The Dialog-Prosody Catalog