RHYTHMICAL SPECIFICITIES OF POLITICAL SPEECH. THE CASE OF FRANÇOIS HOLLANDE
The aim of this article is to highlight some rhythmical specificities in political speech. In order to do so, articulation and speech rates, pauses and between-pauses within syllable groups were measured in several talks given by François Hollande. Results show variation for all the above mentioned parameters depending on the topic of the speech. Furthermore, rhythmical differences were observed between speeches and debates.