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Acoustic and perceptual correlates of Vietnamese folk poetry rhythmic structure

Nguyễn, Anh-Thư T.


This paper reports a study on the acoustic realization and the perception of the rhythmic structure of Vietnamese folk poetry. Ten speakers of Sài Gòn dialect recite four folk poems that were made up of three-word, five-word, six-word, seven-word, and eightword lines. The acoustic analysis showed that the duration and intensity results mirror each other in indicating a strong iambic pattern of prominence, supporting the literature that a line of folk verse with even number of syllables tend to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-07
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (JSEALS) 6 (2013): 54-77


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