Shields-Brodber, Kathryn A
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Language, Linguistics and Philosophy; Faculty of Arts and Education
Old skeleton, new skin: The relationship between open syllable structure and consonant clusters in Standard Jamaican English
Caribbean language issues old and new: Papers presented in honour of Professor Mervyn Alleyne
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The Press, University of the West Indies
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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.....