Explain phonological conditioning in allomorphs

Explain phonological conditioning in allomorphs

Explain phonological conditioning in allomorphs. Based on the examples below, illustrate the influence of certain phonetic features within the free morpheme on phonetic features of the bound morpheme. Use the appropriate terminology

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  1. Explain phonological conditioning in allomorphs. Based on the examples below, illustrate
    the influence of certain phonetic features within the free morpheme on phonetic features of
    the bound morpheme. Use the appropriate terminology and the correct representational
    symbols for phonemes, phones, morphemes, morphs
    , etc.(250-300 words).
    (he/she/it) talks –sings –praises
  2. Discuss the difference between metonyms and metaphors. Also address what they have in
    common with respect to conversational maxims. Explain whether and why the word
    “bottle” is used metonymically or metaphorically in the two examples below(250-300
    words).
    A. The athlete drank the bottle
    B. “I am an empty bottle”, said the exhausted athlete
  3. Paraphrase each of the following sentences in two ways to show that you understand the
    ambiguity involved. Use the appropriate terminology and provide another example of your
    own choice, and analyse it accordingly(200words).
    (1) I cannot recommend her too highly.
    (2) No smoking seats available.
    (3) The minister’s appointment was shocking.
    (4) Mary can’t bear children.
  4. Analyse the following text with respect to the use of anaphoric and cataphoric reference,
    and the use of discourse deixis, if applicable. Provide definitions of the relevant concepts
    and use the appropriate terminology(200 words).
    Many speakers of English share the view that the language of academic writing is peculiar, not
    only different from everyday speech, but also different from most registers of English. These
    perceived differences are not neutral. Rather, a common stereotype of academic prose is that it
    is deliberately complex, and more concerned with impressing readers than communicating
    ideas –all making it needlessly difficult to understand.These attitudes are reflected in the label
    academese, which is usually defined with negative connotations.(…)Our goals in the present
    book are not to enter into a debate about ‘good’ or ‘bad’ academic writing, or the motivations
    for the ‘academese’ found in many academic texts. But we are [original emphasis] interested in
    the linguistic characteristics of academic writings, including the differences between humanities
    writing and science writing. (…)In the following chapters, we show that ….
    (Biber & Gray 2016: 1-4

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