Harris: the Prosodic Structure of Words: Experimental Explorations

In this course we explore similar questions to those raised in the introductory course on prosodic structure (week 1), but this time we draw mainly on evidence from the experimental study of individual speaker-hearers.

Illustrative reading:

Goslin, Jeremy & Ulrich H. Frauenfelder (2000).  A comparison of theoretical and human syllabification. Language and Speech 44. 409-436. [pdf]