List of John Benjamins publications for which Annekathrin Schacht plays a role.
In the eye of the recipient: Pupillary responses to suspense in literary classics. Scientific Study of Literature 4:2, pp. 211–2322014.
Plot suspense is one of the most important components of narrative fiction that motivate recipients to follow fictional characters through their worlds. The present study investigates the dynamic development of narrative suspense in excerpts of literary classics from the 19th century in a… read more | Article
Salience, accessibility, and humorous potential in the comprehension of garden path jokes: A probabilistic approach. Developments in Linguistic Humour Theory, Dynel, Marta (ed.), pp. 341–3662013.
Garden path jokes exploit discourse comprehension processes at the interface of semantics and pragmatics. Up to the punch-line, the recipient is intentionally led up the garden path. A first dominant interpretation of an ambiguous textual input is constructed. After encountering a violation of the… read more | Article