This chapter is an example of the transcription method presented and discussed in Chapter 4 . It is a multimodal analysis of a teacher’s paraphrase of a literary text. The analysis shows the profound basis of spoken language from where we, as speakers and interlocutors, express complex narratological behaviour and double voicedness in daily communication through gestures, language rhythm and prosody, and the multimodal approach to communication thus demonstrates the consequences for studies of speech and writing. The chapter also demonstrates how the study of spoken language and oral performances of literature have enormous potential as literature pedagogy and literacy in the widest sense. They are studies of experience, culture, and convention.
Creativity and Continuity: Perspectives on the Dynamics of Language Conventionalisation, 2017
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Symposium on the Dynamics of Language Conventionalization, 2017