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    Around the Edge of Language

    Intonation

    Dwight L. Bolinger
    The surface of the ocean responds to the forces that act upon it in movements resembling the ups and downs of the human voice. If our vision could take it all in at once, we would discern several types of motion, involving a greater and greater expanse of sea and volume of water: ripples, waves, swells, and tides. It would be more accurate to say ripples on waves on swells on tides, because each larger movement carries the smaller ones on its back.

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    Summer 1964 Issue

    Abstracts

    Introduction
    Janet A. Emig, James T. Fleming, Helen M. Popp
    Three Processes in the Child's Acquisition of Syntax
    Roger Brown, Ursula Bellugi
    Language Disorders in Childhood
    Eric H. Lenneberg
    Words, Meanings and Concepts
    John B. Carroll
    Language and the School Child
    Martin Joos
    Mencken Revisited
    Raven I. McDavid, Jr.
    Geography and the American Language
    AN APPROACH TO LITERACY
    Louis A. Muinzer
    Underlying and Superficial Linguistic Structure
    Paul M. Postal
    What Grammar?
    H. A. Gleason, Jr.
    Around the Edge of Language
    Intonation
    Dwight L. Bolinger
    Symposium
    The Use of English in World Literatures: INTRODUCTION
    The Language of African Literature
    Ezekiel Mphahlele
    The Use of English in Australian Literature
    Arthur Delbridge
    English in the West Indies, or the West Indies in English?
    J. L. Dillard
    Indian Writing in English
    P. Lal
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