What are the Choices? Phonological Resources
Phonology in Systemic Functional Linguistics - The Role of Intonation in the Analysis of Oral Discourse - Lucía Inés Rivas
Lucía Inés Rivas [+]
National University of La Pampa, Argentina
Lucía Inés Rivas is Associate Professor of English Phonetics and Phonology in the Department of Foreign Languages, National University of La Pampa, Argentina.
The three systems of intonation —TONALITY, TONICITY and TONE— constitute the tools of analysis. They represent the options available to speakers to make systemic meaning choices. In this chapter, the phonological resources that make up these systems will be described.