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Studies in Language 40:2 (2016), 302–339. doi 10.1075/sl.40.2.02ferissn 0378–4177 / e-issn 1569–9978 © John Benjamins Publishing CompanyThe prosody of Focus and Givenness in Hindi and Indian EnglishCaroline Féry, Pramod Pandey, and Gerrit KentnerGoethe University Frankfurt / Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi / Goethe University FrankfurtThis paper reports the results of two identical experiments, one in Hindi and one in Indian English, that elicited semi-spontaneous sentences containing a focused agent or a focused patient. The primary aim of the experiments was to investi-gate the prosodic correlates of information structure in the two languages and to explain these correlates with a phonological model. The resulting phonologi-cal model proposes that focus is realized with enhanced correlates of phrasing and not with prominence, at least not of the same kind as languages using pitch accents. Secondary aims were to verify the ecological validity of similar data elic-ited with scripted...