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Lehman, Christina. 1977. On the function and the use of stress in discourse. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society 3 : 566–576.
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L. argues that the importance of context for stress assignment has not been studied adequately because usually only the influence of the sentence preceding the sentence in which stress has to be assigned, has been considered. One ought to study stress assignment and stress use within discourses.