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Speech-gesture constructions in cognitive grammar: The case of beats and points

Laura Ruth-Hirrel, Sherman Wilcox
2018 Cognitive Linguistics  
By closely examining actual usage events, we take an initial step toward demonstrating how the symbolic elements of both beats and points are integrated in multimodal constructions.  ...  In this paper, we explore the integration of beats and pointing gestures as complex gestural expressions.  ...  One goal of discourse is that the speaker and hearer focus their attention on the same conceived entity within this shared discourse space.  ... 
doi:10.1515/cog-2017-0116 fatcat:xb6vjnwdfrdldnng4gaixiixbi

Cognitive Analysis of the "Discourse Stances" in English News Reports on Smog in China and America

Wenhui Yang, Linyan Cheng, Kaiyue Zhen
2020 International Journal of English Linguistics  
of media writers from different cultures, which further illustrates how public cognition being framed on social issues in discourses.  ...  This cognitive research on English weather news reports casts light on the discrepancies and commonalities in the adoption of stance glossaries in media discourse, drawing respective cognition construction  ...  We also appreciate Miss Alison Rae Mullins, an English expert who is teaching in Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, for her proofreading and language comments.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ijel.v10n4p145 fatcat:wh7m4dlclvgrvduv7q5pc63vsu

Modelling Argumentative Behaviour in Parliamentary Debates: Data Collection, Analysis and Test Case [chapter]

Volha Petukhova, Andrei Malchanau, Harry Bunt
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The ISU model provides procedures for incorporating beliefs and expectations shared between speaker and hearers in the tracking model.  ...  We first consider the identification of claims and evidence relations to their premises as an argument mining task.  ...  The identification of arguments and analysis of their internal structure (i.e. evidence relations from premises to conclusions) can be based on the identification and classification of discourse units  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-46218-9_3 fatcat:jkyknrf3gff2xmiz7xe3jijlui

The Representation of Migration in the Hungarian Context

Eva Illes
2019 Eurasian Journal of Applied Linguistics  
First, samples from the government's immigration discourse, including a legislative package proposal and billboards, are subjected to critical discourse analysis to establish what terminology and rhetorical  ...  Despite the decreasing number of immigrants and their negligible presence, migration has dominated Hungarian public discourse. The article investigates issues related to migration in three contexts.  ...  not feature in the legislative package.  ... 
doi:10.32601/ejal.599263 fatcat:4ldwqv66szew5kqqxqsrxrq3py

Applied linguistics

2007 Language Teaching  
The argument forwarded in this paper in favour of a renewed perspective on knowledge as culturally marked derives from the study of a particular phenomenon: the multimodal narratives produced by indigenous  ...  The legislation caused great controversy and anger in some quarters, especially in Tatarstan, the Russian republic whose attempt to romanise the script for the Tatar language provoked the new law.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444807284289 fatcat:u5oix7urqnhrnazsmaacinu4ba

Stance Taking in Social Media: the Analysis of the Comments About Us Presidential Candidates on Facebook and Twitter

Roma Kriaučiūnienė, Jefferey La Roux, Miglė Lauciūtė
2018 Baltic Journal of Political Science  
Having in mind the fact that stance identification is a challenging task , i.e. it could be implicitly as well as explicitly expressed and that it should be inferred from different modes of its expression  ...  and interpreted with reference to many contextual and intertextual factors, in the current analysis the authors focused on interpretation of linguistic as well as other multimodal means of the expression  ...  Their research proved that stance identification is a challenging task. In P.  ... 
doi:10.15388/verb.2018.3 fatcat:2z6wnbg7sfh7nnwqqt5miqbp3q

Memes and Social Messages: Teaching a Critical Literacies Curriculum on DAPL

Becky Beucher
2020 International Journal of Multicultural Education  
Ultimately, we argue that students must be invited to leverage their epistemic privilege in responding to contemporary social issues.  ...  We analyze students' spoken and multimodal responses to a curriculum that purposefully foregrounded Native perspectives and digital media.  ...  We drew on the tools of critical discourse analysis (Rogers, 2011) and critical multimodal analysis (Janks, 2014; Low & Pandya, 2019) to interpret the messages in students' spoken and written discourse  ... 
doi:10.18251/ijme.v22i3.2235 fatcat:z6h2kqh3zrcsdhla52ba2yxlzq

Topic Signaling Metadiscourse Devices in the Tunisian Lecture Corpus

Basma Bouziri
2020 ESP Today  
, and the identification of MDs used to signal topics.  ...  This paper examines topic signaling metadiscourse devices (MDs) in the Tunisian Lecture Corpus (TLC), a corpus of academic lectures delivered in English in the disciplines of Applied Linguistics, Cultural  ...  Examining the discourse of Spanish lecturers, Martín del Pozo (2016) found that it does not exhibit much variety when compared to native speakers.  ... 
doi:10.18485/esptoday.2020.8.2.3 fatcat:pcwlgqrlbfhf7h6bs45oca55ly

The Particle Jako ("Like") in Spoken Czech: From Expressing Comparison to Mobilizing Affiliative Responses

Florence Oloff
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
This article will try to shed light on the meaning of jako in spoken discourse by focusing on its apparent fuzzy or "filler" uses, i.e., when it is found in a mid-turn position in multi-unit turns and  ...  Based on examples from mundane, video-recorded conversations and on a sequential and multimodal approach to social interaction, the analyses will first show that jako frequently frames discursive objects  ...  its use in oral discourse.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.662115 pmid:35498150 pmcid:PMC9046913 fatcat:hzvnl4acqvdjxf7tunwxdsl6km

Children Use Non-referential Gestures in Narrative Speech to Mark Discourse Elements Which Update Common Ground

Patrick Louis Rohrer, Júlia Florit-Pons, Ingrid Vilà-Giménez, Pilar Prieto
2022 Frontiers in Psychology  
., gestures that do not visually represent any semantic content in speech) are used to mark discourse-new and/or -accessible referents and focused information in adult speech, to our knowledge, no prior  ...  In terms of the marking of the newness of discourse referents, non-referential gestures already seem to play a key role at 5–6 years old, whereas referential gestures did not show any patterns.  ...  In conclusion, this study helps refine our knowledge about the multimodal development of gesture and IS in children’s narrative discourse.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.661339 pmid:35087436 pmcid:PMC8787325 fatcat:62hvnletczflpjbacs5zye3xeu

Linguistic document research technologies (forensic and procedural aspects)

Iryna Petrova, Viktor Sezonov, Stanislav Perlin, Olga Sezonova, Alina Piddybna
2021 Linguistics and Culture Review  
Although linguistic knowledge is often useful, author identification has not yet reached a significant level of reliability.  ...  in a particular (criminal, civil and administrative) case.  ...  in multimodal communication among individuals and organisations (Seyari & Bagheri, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.21744/lingcure.v5ns4.1767 fatcat:cdmpskhftja4pncah7mzkc4pja

The accountability interview revisited: De-constructing anti-abortion discourse in Spain

Anne Bannink, Julián Albaladejo, Derek Kompare
2018 Cogent Arts & Humanities  
We aim to articulate specific proposals for the analysis of (multimodal) data in a number of professional social contexts, especially multiparty discourses that involve complex roles and participation  ...  These include (broadcast) political discourse, doctor-patient communication, educational discourses in secondary schools and university settings.  ...  DATA 1 also shows how the speaker can assign the role of principal to other social groups or institutions.  ... 
doi:10.1080/23311983.2018.1558491 fatcat:3s2wa5664jfsndklhuhsjucmqy

How are gestures used by politicians? A multimodal co-gesture analysis

Daniela Trotta, Raffaele Guarasci
2021 Italian Journal of Computational Linguistics  
In particular, we address following research questions: i) Are there categories of verbs that systematically accompany hand movements in political interviews?  ...  ii) Since the corpus used presents an annotation of "speech constants" (Voghera 2001), is the Lexical Retrieval hypothesis confirmed or are gestures used in correlation with other and different constants  ...  identification of prosodic or gestural units, topic segmentation).  ... 
doi:10.4000/ijcol.827 fatcat:7dl6fe6bjjcqzhzd4p47c6roxi

Metaphorical representations of the HUNGARIAN PARLIAMENT in political cartoons (1989–1990)

Ágnes Virág
2021 Argumentum  
The results show that the conceptual metaphors POLITICS IS WAR and POLITICS IS SPORT which are often used in political discourse, generate a high number of FIGHT and SPORT SCENES, especially in the year  ...  Furthermore, it also presents the metaphoric source domains of this target in context with its specific manifestations.  ...  However, the above sources are not new in political discourse: a growing body of literature has examined the sources FAMILY (Musolff 2009 Regarding conceptual metonymies, the identification procedure  ... 
doi:10.34103/argumentum/2021/12 fatcat:zz4jptyjyvclpdovhc5yhhxhci

Review of "Legal Translation in Context"

Miguel Ángel Campos Pardilllos
2015 Ibérica  
The subgenre of legislative drafting guides and manuals is examined by ChrIsToPhEr WIllIaMs, who explores the interpersonal aspects of guides intended for people involved in drafting legislation, namely  ...  In the second chapter, TarJa salMI-TolonEn analyses an EU directive, i.e. a prescriptive document belonging to the category of legislation used to direct the legislators of the member states to take measures  ... 
doaj:3527c01e2224483694e4115924fc47fc fatcat:h73dwmc4b5gg3bj7lbggvriuge
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