副标题: The Phenomenon of Rising Intonation
作者: Paul Warren
作者单位: Victoria University of Wellington
出版社: Cambridge University Press,   2016
ISBN: 9781316403570
来源数据库: Cambridge University Press
DOI: 10.1017/CBO9781316403570
原始语种摘要: 'Uptalk' is commonly used to refer to rising intonation at the end of declarative sentences, or (to put it more simply) the tendency for people to make statements that sound like questions, a phenomenon that has received wide exposure and commentary in the media. How and where did it originate? Who are the most frequent 'uptalkers'? How much does it vary according to the speaker's age, gender and regional dialect? Is it found in other languages as well as English? These and other questions are the subject of this fascinating book. The first comprehensive analysis of 'uptalk', it examines its historical origins, geographical spread and social influences. Paul Warren also looks at the media's coverage of the phenomenon, including the tension between the public's perception and the views of...
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  • intonation 语调
  • linguistics 语言学
  • refer 参考
  • dialect 方言
  • declarative 说明
  • English 英语英国的英国人的英语的
  • fascinating 吸引人的
  • simply 简单地
  • anyone 任何人
  • people 民族