Pragmatic markers as space builders

Pragmatic markers as space builders

Conceptual Integration in Natural Oral Narratives – María Dolores Porto & Manuela Romano http://narratologie.ehess.fr/index.php?681 Right after a first attempt to tell the main story, that is, to enter the base space (S1) in line 1, we find the first interruption. The main story or base space, that the narrator’s son does not want to go out, is suddenly cut in line 2 with a click and a chain of discourse markers. These markers introduce the…

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A Multisemiotic Analysis of Latent Gender Discrimination

A Multisemiotic Analysis of Latent Gender Discrimination

Latent Gender Discrimination: Multisemiotic Analysis Authors Pilar González Llerena, Mariia V. Rubtcova, Saraph O. Narayana Murthy Publication date 2016/10/5 Journal Political Behavior: Race, Ethnicity & Identity Politics Volume 10 Publisher Social Science Electronic Publishing, Inc Fragment: As has shown by recent studies in multisemiotics, hidden gender discrimination in mass media is a serious challenge despite decades of research. In the current report, we look at the problem of stereotypes in the perception of the photos…

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The path and building metaphors in the speeches of Vladimir Putin: Back to the future?

The path and building metaphors in the speeches of Vladimir Putin: Back to the future?

Koteyko, N. and L. Ryazanova-Clarke (2009). The path and building metaphors in the speeches of Vladimir Putin: Back to the future? Slavonica, 15 (2), 112–127.   A critical exploration is provided of the path and building metaphors usedin the speeches of the former Russian president Vladimir Putin. We usethe concepts of ‘discourse metaphor’ and ‘frame’ in our analysis of a corpusof Putin’s speeches written and delivered between 2000 and 2007 in orderto reveal the rhetorical…

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