Prosodische Realisierung von Fragesätzen in den politischen Reden im deutschen Bundestag

Translated title of the contribution: [Autom. eng. transl.] Prosodic realization of interrogative sentences in political speeches in the German Bundestag

Vincenzo Damiazzi

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Abstract

Rhetorical questions (RQs) are an integral part of the plenary sessions of the Bundestagand are ghere analysed in their prosodic realisations. The corpus comprises 40 RQs and 55 topic-settingquestions (TSQs). The prosodic analysis has been carried out using the software PRAAT and focuses on nuclear accents, boundary tones and nuclear contours. After a preliminary perceptive analysis, the following acoustic analysis was aimed at measuring and observing the variations of F0 and intensity in relation to nuclear and pre-nuclear contours.
Translated title of the contribution[Autom. eng. transl.] Prosodic realization of interrogative sentences in political speeches in the German Bundestag
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)27-42
Number of pages16
JournalL'ANALISI LINGUISTICA E LETTERARIA
VolumeXXIX
Publication statusPublished - 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • prosody
  • German language
  • public speaking
  • Rhetorische Fragen
  • Prosodie
  • Deutsche Phonologie
  • Politische Reden
  • rhetorical questions

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