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Multimodal Construction Grammar

Language and the Creative Mind. Borkent, Michael, Barbara Dancygier, and Jennifer Hinnell, editors. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. 2013, Forthcoming

22 Pages Posted: 29 Oct 2012 Last revised: 13 May 2013

Francis Steen

Communication Studies, UCLA

Mark B. Turner

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Cognitive Science

Date Written: October 29, 2012

Abstract

This article explores the extension of cognitive linguistics, especially construction grammar, to multimodal communication. Its dataset is a vast repository of hundreds of thousands of hours of network news broadcasts, including not only language but also co-speech gesture, diagrams, and other aspects of audiovisual communication.

Keywords: linguistics, cognitive science, communication, television, media, news

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Steen, Francis and Turner, Mark B., Multimodal Construction Grammar (October 29, 2012). Language and the Creative Mind. Borkent, Michael, Barbara Dancygier, and Jennifer Hinnell, editors. Stanford, CA: CSLI Publications. 2013, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2168035 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2168035

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