THE INTERPLAY OF IMAGES AND WORDS TO CREATE TEXTUALITY
A Multimodal Analysis of Picture Books for Children - A Systemic Functional Approach - Arsenio Jesús Moya Guijarro
Arsenio Jesús Moya Guijarro [+]
University of Castilla-La Mancha
Arsenio Jesús Moya Guijarro is a Senior Lecturer at the Dept. of English Language and Linguistics, Faculty of Education, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain. He does research in discourse and text analysis and has published several articles on thematicity, topicality and multimodality in international journals such as Word, Text, Functions of Language, Journal of Pragmatics, Text and Talk and Atlantis. Among other books, he is co-editor with Eija Ventola of The World Told and The World Shown: Multisemiotic Issues (2009, Palgrave Macmillan). His research interests are also in Children’s Literature and Applied Linguistics. Within this framework he has edited The Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages within the European Framework (2006, University of Castilla-La Mancha).
8.1 Choices of theme and topic: Thematic organization of the tales 8.2 Compositional meaning of the illustrations 8.3 The synergy of images and words at textual level 8.4 Thematicity, composition and the age factor