Chapter 30 Continuation Patterns
The Low Rise, Fall-Rise and Mid-Level nuclear tones can all signal non-finality. In RP, the Mid-Level was frequently preceded by higher pitch, but today such downstep is less common and can sound old-fashioned.
KeywordsIntonation Continuation patterns Low rise Fall-rise Mid-level Downstep Stylized fall-rise Subjects
© The Author(s) 2019