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Book: Choice in Language

Chapter: 5 Choices in Tony’s talk: Phonological paragraphing,information unit nexuses and the presentation of tone units

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21926


This chapter aims to examine the neglected role intonation plays in projecting the texture of a spoken text. Texture refers to the way a text is given unity within the particular context in which it is produced.

Chapter Contributors

  • Gerard O'Grady ( - book-auth-659) 'Cardiff University'