Storytelling and Conversation: Discourse in Deaf Communities

by

Write The First Customer Review

In this intriguing book, renowned sociolinguistics experts explore the importance of discourse analysis, a process that examines patterns of language to understand how users build cooperative understanding in dialogues. It presents discourse analyses of sign languages native to Bali, Italy, England, and the United States. Studies of internal context review the use of space in ASL to discuss space, how space in BSL is used to package complex narrative tasks, how signers choose linguistic tools to structure storytelling, and ...

Storytelling and Conversation: Discourse in Deaf Communities 2011, Gallaudet University Press, Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781563685316

Trade paperback

Select