From Language to Multimodality - New Developments in the Study of Ideational Meaning - Carys Jones

From Language to Multimodality - New Developments in the Study of Ideational Meaning - Carys Jones

12 Inter-semiotic expansion of Experiential meaning: hierarchical scales and metaphor in mathematics discourse

From Language to Multimodality - New Developments in the Study of Ideational Meaning - Carys Jones

Kay O'Halloran [+-]
National University of Singapore
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Kay O’Halloran is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the National University of Singapore. She teaches and completes research in the fields of systemic functional linguistics (SFL), multimodality, mathematics and scientific discourse, and mathematics education. She has also developed commercial software for linguistic analysis of text.

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This chapter focuses specifically on Experiential meaning, and on the semantic expansions arising from choices from the three semiotic resources which enable Example 14 to be solved. In particular, metaphorical transformations of processes and participants which take place across the linguistic text, the visual images and the symbolic equations are investigated.

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O'Halloran, Kay. 12 Inter-semiotic expansion of Experiential meaning: hierarchical scales and metaphor in mathematics discourse. From Language to Multimodality - New Developments in the Study of Ideational Meaning. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 231 - 254 Dec 2008. ISBN 9781845539115. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=21991. Date accessed: 15 May 2021 doi: 10.1558/equinox.21991. Dec 2008

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