Falsetto voice and observational logic: Motivated meanings

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleFalsetto voice and observational logic: Motivated meanings Author(S)Brian Stross (Author)
Abstract  Examples of falsetto and higher pitched modal voice are presented in which the meanings are linked iconically and/or indexically to the signs, and therefore nonarbitrarily. Nine such meaning types are identified and discussed as inferences about falsetto derivable from observations that are minimally informed by cultural traditions ...Paginationp139-162
SubjectSociologyDescriptorsSociolinguistics
Journal TitleLanguage in Society  
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