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Thursday, January 14, 2016

Uses of prosody 3: auditory

3. auditory

Well, all prosody is auditory, but what I mean here is the sensory effects of sounds, soft or shaggy.

A deaf person can experience rhythm, so rhythm itself is not auditory per se. The sound is simply the medium through which the rhythm is conveyed.

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