ITRW on Experimental Linguistics
This paper describes an investigation of the syntax-prosody interface in the expression of focus in Sicilian Italian. It finds evidence of a generalised reversal of the articulation of information structure, with new information often preceding old, and of intonational differentiation between focus types.
Bibliographic reference. Folli, Raffaella / Payne, Elinor (2006): "Investigating interfaces: an experimental approach to focus in Sicilian Italian", In ExLing-2006, 133-136.