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Range in the use and realization of BIN in African American English

This paper jointly considers syntactic, semantic and phonological/phonetic factors in approaching an understanding of BIN, a remote past marker in African American English that has been described as "stressed". It brings together data from the Corpus …

Biases from MAE-ToBI intonational transcription conventions in the intonational analysis of African American English

Intonational transcription conventions from MAE-ToBI (Mainstream American English-Tones and Break Indices) (Beckman & Pierrehumbert 1986, Beckman & Elam 1997, Veilleux et al. 2006) are commonly taken as a starting point for the intonational analysis …