Elisabeth Zima

List of John Benjamins publications for which Elisabeth Zima plays a role.


Stance, resonance and the power of engagement

Edited by Bracha Nir and Elisabeth Zima

Special issue of Functions of Language 24:1 (2017) v, 137 pp.
Subjects Corpus linguistics | Discourse studies | Functional linguistics | Pragmatics | Theoretical linguistics


Zima, Elisabeth. 2017. Chapter 10. Multimodal constructional resemblance: The case of English circular motion constructions. Constructing Families of Constructions: Analytical perspectives and theoretical challenges, Ruiz de Mendoza Ibáñez, Francisco José, Alba Luzondo Oyón and Paula Pérez-Sobrino (eds.), pp. 301–337
This chapter approaches the topic of constructional families by zooming in on five English motion constructions. Contrary to the traditional focus of Construction Grammar on verbal form-meaning pairings, the chapter discusses their multimodal dimension. A study in the NewsScape Library of… read more | Chapter
This paper relates the functional model of Dialogic Syntax and its key concept of resonance (Du Bois 2001 [2009]) to Cognitive Grammar (Langacker, 1987, 1991, 2001, 2008, 2009) with the aim of inquiring into the prospects, potential gains, and limitations of a Cognitive Grammar-inspired discourse… read more | Article