Comment exploiter les 'corpus-surprise' ?
extent non-recorded oral corpora may constitute objects of analysis of
These corpora are heard by chance: on the radio, on television, in the street,
a shop, a means of transport or generally in any conversational interaction in
which the linguist participates, but had not previously planned to record for
his research. The problem of the use of these corpora in linguistics is all the
more crucial since the aim, in phonopragmatics, is to discover the functions
and significations of their phonic part. I shall attempt to answer the
||The accuracy of the transcription with respect to the original. To what extent can
we ignore our own phonological code, our regional variants, mastered/partly
known styles of speech?
||The reliability of the oral reproduction carried out by the linguist – for
example, during a talk at a conference. What is his capacity for deferred
||The relation between a significant discrepancy and the elocutionary habits of the speaker.
||The relation between the comprehension of the external auditors and the effect produced on the 'real' person
Considering that transparency is (sometimes? often?) an illusion, I shall also examine what
precautions should be taken so that these corpora offer guarantees as to the