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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