Accent chains

All parts of speech have emphatic accent, used to counteract anticipated objections.


Word repetition

A part of speech is repeated. Can have the effect of seeming childish or incompetent.

“VERY, VERY bad.”


Seeking trust through lengthening the onset consonant of a stressed syllable.

“This is RRRRREAL-ly great!”

Positive intensification

Also on the stressed syllable but on the vowel.

“That’s a-MAAAAAZ-ing!”