Naturalistic Text Comprehension

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781567500998
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1994
  • Series: Advances in Discourse Processes Series, #52
  • Pages: 294
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Series
1 Introduction: Naturalistic Texts and Naturalistic Tasks 1
2 Psychological Studies of Naturalistic Text 9
3 Text Processing in Terms of Semantic Cohesion Monitoring 35
4 Spatial Models Created from Text 57
5 Individual Difference in Situation-Based Inferencing during Narrative Text Comprehension 79
6 Spatial Information and Naturalistic Story Comprehension 97
7 Rereading Scientific Texts: Changes in Resource Allocation 115
8 The Perspective-Inducing Function of Text Illustrations 135
9 The Use of Generalized Knowledge Structures in Processing Television News Items 149
10 Story Processing as an Emotion Episode 165
11 Discourse Expectation and Perceived Coherence 189
12 Typicality Effects in Narrative Production, Comprehension, and Recall 203
13 Cognitive Processes in the Comprehension of Literary Texts 229
14 Literary Narrative and Mental Representation or How Readers Deal With "A Rose for Emily" 247
Author Index 269
Subject Index 279
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