Abstract

Spatial referencing in ASL functions at both the lexical and the discourse levels. In discourse, it can be used by a signer to produce cohesion in comparisons, performatives, and time mapping. This article examines the occurrence and function of spatial referencing in an ASL text as it produces cohesion.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1533-6263
Print ISSN
0302-1475
Pages
pp. 397-410
Launched on MUSE
2013-10-02
Open Access
No
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