Centrum för kognitiv semiotik (CCS)

Humanistiska och teologiska fakulteterna | Lunds universitet


Visible Action Components of the Utterance: Structure and Co-ordination with the Spoken Component

Adam Kendon
After briefly pointing out some of the features that distinguish  
utterance visible actions from other kinds of visible bodily actions
observed in human interaction, I will present an analysis of the
phrasal organization of manual utterance visible actions (manual
"gestures") with examples of how this is co-ordinated with the
prosodic phrasal organization of co-occurring speech. This should be
of interest to anyone concerned with the analysis of gestures in