Organizzazione spaziale dei gesti semilinguistici nelle comunicazioni italiana e polacca
Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM
Spatial organization of semilinguistic (emblems) gestures in Italian and Polish communication
In our article we study spatial organization of conventional emblems gestures used in Polish and Italian communication. We analyze the relationship between the span of performed gesture and the space taken up by the emitter, as well as the role of the emitter and the recipient of a gesture. We also present the factors affecting the changes of the span of gestures, namely: distance between the emitter and the recipient, social-cultural factors, social-geographical factors, a reference factor, deictic character of gestures.
Semilinguistic (emblems) gestures, Italian and Polish communication, Spatial organization
Studia Romanica Posnaniensia, 2007, vol. 34, pp. 107-117