Вторник, 28 маяИнститут «Высшая школа журналистики и массовых коммуникаций» СПбГУ
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Автор: M. I. Kiose, A. V. Leonteva, O. V. Agafonova (Moscow, Russia)

Multimodal deixis in media discourse: Film vs TV interview narratives

2024. Том 11, № 1, Медиадискурсология
The article explores two media discourse formats, film and TV interview as manifesting the specific distribution of two communicative modalities — speech and gesture — in the multimodal deixis of discourse space construal in narratives. To identify the attribution of speech and gesture to two media formats, the study contrasts the plot contents and viewer engagement as two major coordinates of discourse space in media. We hypothesize that since these two formats display differences in their plot content and viewer engagement characteristics, their distribution might affect the way the actors employ speech and gesture to present the discourse space. The research data are 20 film and TV interview narratives with 10 highly rated Russian actors (5 men and 5 women). The study exploits the method of multimodal analysis to determine the contingency patterns of discursive schemata presenting discourse space in speech and of discursive schemata presenting object of reference, move and frame of...