By Molly Andrews, Corinne Squire, Maria Tamboukou

Written through a global workforce of specialists within the box, the second one variation of this renowned textual content considers either the theoretical underpinnings and functional purposes of narrative study. The authors take the reader from preliminary judgements approximately different types of narrative study, via extra advanced problems with reflexivity, interpretation and the examine context. current chapters were up-to-date to mirror alterations within the literature and new chapters from eminent narrative students in Europe, Australia and the us were extra on various subject matters together with narratives and embodiment, visible narratives, narratives and storyworlds, new media narratives and Deleuzian views in narrative study. This publication should be beneficial for all scholars, researchers and lecturers trying to use narrative equipment of their personal social research.

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Soon after, linguists and semioticians came to regard the study of animal communication as particularly relevant to their own fields of inquiry. In 1960 the linguist Charles Hockett proposed a typology for comparing animal and human communication systems that became widely used. Since the 1960s, a slew of widely popularized, and still ongoing, primate language experiments have caught the attention of scientists and the general public alike. These have been motivated by the proposition that interspecies communication is a realizable goal.

Note: Buildings are 'read' as texts with various meanings. The height of a building in a city, for instance, conveys a specific kind of 21 meaning. In medieval Europe the tallest building was built by the clergy. The churches were, literally and symbolically, places of power and wealth. But as the Church lost its clout and wealth after the Renaissance, cities were gradually redesigned architecturally to reflect the new cultural order. Today, the tallest buildings in sprawling urban centers are built by large corporations and banks.

The break from ^impressionism, however, came in the work of the Dutchborn Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) and the French artists Paul Gauguin (1848-1903) and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901). Van Gogh used pure color applied thickly in flickering strokes, conveying intense emotional expression; Gauguin used distortions of line and color to make symbolic allusions; Toulouse-Lautrec painted common folk - cabaret singers, dance-hall performers, and prostitutes - symbolizing the social decay of Paris.

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