The Principles of Speech; A Text-Book for an Introductory Course

The Principles of Speech; A Text-Book for an Introductory Course

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...jaw must be dropped, the tongue relaxed on the floor of the mouth, and the throat opened moderately. All vowels occur in positions related to these three, main resonances. E505 5n. Low, cAro. VIEWS OF THE VOCAL ORGANS (THE RIGHT HALF) IN VOWEL RESONANCE POSITIONS1 The positions are. somewhat exaggerated. 1 Hard Palate. 2 Soft Palate. 3-4 Back Wall of the Pharynx. 5 Tongue. 6 Tongue, or Hyoid Bone. 7 Right Vocal Cord, below; right False Vocal Cord, above; both attached to the Thyroid Cartilage in front, and to the right Arytenoid Cartilage behind. 8 Fold, extended from the border of the right half of the Epiglottis in front to the right Arytenoid Cartilage behind; back of which is shown, in cross section, the Transverse Muscle that runs from the right to the left Arytenoid. 9 Cricoid Cartilage. 10 Windpipe. 11 Esophagus. O Place of Constriction. 1 From Webster 's International Dictionary. Copyright by W. and C. Merriam Co. Used by permission. The following are the cardinal vowel positions according to Web ster's International Dictionary: kl, ./ LQL THE CARDINAL 'VOWEL RESONANCE POSITIONS / Front Mixed Back " High Narrow e eve oo food ' " Wide i will oo foot Medium Narrow a ale e fern o old Wide e men (1 up art LW Narrow it care ' ii turn 6 orb Wide a man ('1 not Long and Short Vowel Sounds. The marking system of the vowel sounds differs in some instances as to long and short sounds. The Webster Dictionary considers the diphthong long a, as in the word ate. On the other hand, the "scientific marking" of the Standard Dictionary assumes the right attitude in rating the vowels as long and short which actually possess the longer or shorter sounds. The following table will set forth the preferable...
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236791282
  • 9781236791283