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Coombs Fine, Julia. 2019. ‘They just had such a sweet way of speaking’: Constructed voices and prosodic styles in Kodiak Alutiiq. Language & Communication 67 : 1–15.
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Speakers of endangered Kodiak Alutiiq employ prosodic traits to animate personae in constructed dialogue. ‘Persona’ may be uncased as the connection of stance and social role. Prosodic qualities of constructed dialogue differ according to both the stance and the social role of the constructed speaker. The interaction between social roles and stances is most pat distinguished by regarding multiple prosodic qualities.