What Makes Sound Patterns Expressive?: The Poetic Mode of Speech Perception - Reuven Tsur

What Makes Sound Patterns Expressive?: The Poetic Mode of Speech Perception

Reuven Tsur

Book Summary

Poets, academics, and those who simply speak a language are subject to mysterious intuitions about the perceptual qualities and emotional symbolism of the sounds of speech. Such intuitions are Reuven Tsur�s point of departure in this investigation into the expressive effect of sound patterns, addressing questions of great concern for literary theorists and critics as well

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