List of John Benjamins publications for which Elisabeth Wehling plays a role.
Pragmatics of Gesture: Papers from a conference, January 2013, University of California, Berkeley. Gesture 16:22017.
Gestures that are used by interlocutors to manage the gist of their ‘discourse interactions’, namely content exchange and floor taking, can have one of two very different pragmatic functions: to signal inclusion and cooperation in friendly conversation, or to establish control in more argumentative… read more | Article
Moral disgust at its best: The important role of low-level mappings and structural parallelism in political disgust and disease metaphors. Metaphor and Communication, Gola, Elisabetta and Francesca Ervas (eds.), pp. 189–2002016.
Conceptual metaphoric mappings – i.e., the comprehension of one, often abstract, domain of reasoning in terms of another – are a common means of framing political issues, with direct fallouts for the electorate’s decision-making (e.g. Landau, Sullivan, & Greenberg 2009; Thibodeau & Boroditsky 2011). read more | Article