TITLE

An Analysis of Recipient Activities in Mandarin Chinese Storytelling

AUTHOR(S)
Jee Won Lee
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
International Journal of Digital Content Technology & its Applic;Jul2013, Vol. 7 Issue 11, p293
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This study examines some ways in which storytelling recipients initiate and work through understanding or appreciation at the conclusion of a story in Mandarin Chinese conversation. Using conversation analytic frameworks, this study describes how recipients deploy various resources to end storytelling. While monitoring the recipients' verbal and non-verbal conduct, the speaker treats the recipients' evaluation differently from other common mid-telling response tokens. By looking at recipients' reactions to a story and examining the ways that they propose alternative interpretations for events that a speaker describes, this study builds on previous studies of storytelling recipients as active participants in the construction of the narrative event.
ACCESSION #
98897735

 

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