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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Shields-Brodber, Kathryn A
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Language, Linguistics and Philosophy; Faculty of Arts and Education
Title, Analytic
Old skeleton, new skin: The relationship between open syllable structure and consonant clusters in Standard Jamaican English
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Author, Monographic
Christie, Pauline
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Caribbean language issues old and new: Papers presented in honour of Professor Mervyn Alleyne
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Kingston, Jamaica
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The Press, University of the West Indies
Date of Publication
1996
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4-11
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Abstract
Discusses the form and structure of Standard Jamaican English and its relationship to Jamaican Creole. Focuses on what is seen as the reflection of underlying creole structure in the pronunciation of final consonant clusters by educated Jamaican speakers although such clusters are apparently emphasised in an effort to produce the opposite effect.....
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