ARTÍCULO

A typology of stress in Spanish non-verbs

Autores: Gibson, Mark Aaron
Título de la revista: IANUA. REVISTA PHILOLOGICA ROMANICA
ISSN: 1616-413X
Volumen: 11
Páginas: 1 - 30
Fecha de publicación: 2011
Resumen:
This article discusses the topic of stress in Spanish and its relationship to a higher metrical category called the foot. A general typology couched in the theoretic architecture of Optimality Theory is provided. I argue and illustrate that all stress patterns in Spanish non-verbs can be justified by a ranking schema of constraints which first govern the shape of metrical feet, and later determine the alignment of these feet to the syllable