Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence

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This volume provides an excellent overview of the field of discourse processes, capturing both its breadth and its depth. World-renowned researchers present the latest theoretical developments and thought-provoking empirical data. In doing so, they cover a broad range of communicative activities, including text comprehension, conversational communication, argumentation, television or media viewing, and more. A central theme across all chapters concerns the notion that coherence determines the interpretation of the communication. The various chapters illustrate the many forms that coherence can take, and explore its role in different communicative settings.Essays in Honor of Tom Trabasso Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek. Neutral Elaboration This was Marya#39;s favorite restaurant because it had a nice quiet atmosphere. Mary frequently ate at the restaurant and hadanbsp;...

Title:Narrative Comprehension, Causality, and Coherence
Author:Susan R. Goldman, Arthur C. Graesser, Paul van den Broek
Publisher:Routledge - 1999-08-01


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