Speech Prosody 2008

Campinas, Brazil
May 6-9, 2008

Reciting a Sonnet: Production Strategies and Perceptual Effects

Sandra Madureira

LIAAC, Department of Linguistics, Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil

This paper examines, from a dynamically-oriented approach, speaking strategies used by two professional speakers in reciting a sonnet.

Spectrographic and perceptual analysis of prosodic and segmental elements are carried out. Uses of speaking strategies and their effects are contrasted to discuss relations between sound and sense.

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Bibliographic reference.  Madureira, Sandra (2008): "Reciting a sonnet: production strategies and perceptual effects", In SP-2008, 697-700.