TITLE

GESTURE

PUB. DATE
May 1995
SOURCE
Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary & Cultural Criticism;1995, p126
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "gesture" is presented. This term refers be the first form of language and that teach about the nature of language in general. In this context, most primitive state, gestures may be either indicative or imitative. A writer noted that developed sign languages show a transition from imitative to representative gesture.
ACCESSION #
22449930

 

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