Heike Wiese

Heike Wiese

List of John Benjamins publications for which Heike Wiese plays a role.



Edited by Rita Finkbeiner, Jörg Meibauer and Heike Wiese

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 228] 2016. vii, 357 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Pronouns – Grammar and Representation

Edited by Horst J. Simon and Heike Wiese

[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today, 52] 2002. xii, 294 pp.
Subjects Psycholinguistics | Semantics | Syntax | Typology


Wiese, Heike and Annika Labrenz. 2021. Chapter 10. Emoji as graphic discourse markers: Functional and positional associations in German WhatsApp® messages. Pragmatic Markers and Peripheries, Van Olmen, Daniël and Jolanta Šinkūnienė (eds.), pp. 277–300
We investigate emoji as graphic discourse markers in German WhatsApp® messages. As comparably novel devices in the rapidly evolving domain of digital messenging, emoji provide an interesting example to observe change in progress. We present a corpus study and an experimental study. Main results are… read more | Chapter
Finkbeiner, Rita, Jörg Meibauer and Heike Wiese. 2016. What is pejoration, and how can it be expressed in language?. Pejoration, Finkbeiner, Rita, Jörg Meibauer and Heike Wiese (eds.), pp. 1–18
Wiese, Heike and Nilgin Tanis Polat. 2016. Pejoration in contact: m-reduplication and other examples from urban German. Pejoration, Finkbeiner, Rita, Jörg Meibauer and Heike Wiese (eds.), pp. 243–268
This paper analyses examples of pejoration in the dynamic multilinguals setting of urban German, and their possible Turkish sources. The focus of our investigation is on pejorative functions of m-reduplication (“Cola Mola”). In addition, we discuss usages of “Scherz”/“Spaß” ‘joke, fun’ in urban… read more | Article
Wittenberg, Eva, Ray Jackendoff, Gina Kuperberg, Martin Paczynski, Jesse Snedeker and Heike Wiese. 2014. The mental representation and processing of light verbs. Structuring the Argument: Multidisciplinary research on verb argument structure, Bachrach, Asaf, Isabelle Roy and Linnaea Stockall (eds.), pp. 61–80
This article gives an overview of our ongoing research on the processing and representation of light verb constructions. Light verb constructions consist of a light verb, which is semantically bleached, and an event nominal, which identifies the kind of event. Together the noun and the verb… read more | Article
Freywald, Ulrike, Katharina Mayr, Tiner Özçelik and Heike Wiese. 2011. Kiezdeutsch as a multiethnolect. Ethnic Styles of Speaking in European Metropolitan Areas, Kern, Friederike and Margret Selting (eds.), pp. 45–73
This paper deals with Kiezdeutsch, a way of speaking that emerged among adolescents in multiethnic urban neighbourhoods of Germany. We argue for a view of Kiez­deutsch as a multiethnolect, based on a recognition study that tested the acceptability and evaluation of such features by adolescents from… read more | Article
Wiese, Heike and Horst J. Simon. 2002. Grammatical properties of pronouns and their representation: An exposition. Pronouns – Grammar and Representation, Simon, Horst J. and Heike Wiese (eds.), pp. 1–21
Labrenz, Annika, Heike Wiese, Tatiana Pashkova and Shanley E.M. Allen. 2022. The three-dot sign in language contact. Discourse-pragmatic markers, fillers and filled pauses: Pragmatic, cognitive, multimodal and sociolinguistic perspectives, Beeching, Kate, Grant Howie, Minna Kirjavainen and Anna E. Piasecki (eds.), pp. 246–271
In this study, we investigate the three-dot sign as a discourse marker (DM) with textual, subjective and intersubjective discourse functions. As a graphical marker that is used across languages, the three-dot sign is especially suitable for comparative studies and dynamics in language contact. Our… read more | Article