Argumentative Literature: Literature Review Of The Body Language

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Literature Review

Barbara Korte argues that, in narrative literature, references to body language are never just throwaway lines. Instead, these instances of nonverbal communication create a body semiotics, an "important signifying system in the literary text" that "contributes to the text's potential significance and effect. Based on a reader's everyday competence to interpret nonverbal communication as well as an acquired literary one, the interpretation of a text's body language gives the reader a useful tool to read, or misread, the individual characters and the interactions between characters.
This language comes from the fields of expression psychology, social psychology, and sociology. Korte, Professor of English literature at the University of Tubingen in Germany, expands the more traditional literary focus on "gesture" or "posture" in order to incorporate the terminology of nonverbal communication,
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