Rhetorical relations in multimodal documents

  title={Rhetorical relations in multimodal documents},
  author={Maite Taboada and Christopher Habel},
We present a corpus-based study of coherence in multimodal documents. We concern ourselves with the types of relationships between graphs and tables and the text of the document in which they appear. In order to understand and categorize the types of relations across modalities, we are making use of Rhetorical Structure Theory (Mann & Thompson, 1988), and propose that RST can adequately describe these types of relations. We analyzed a corpus comprising three different genres, and consisting of… CONTINUE READING
2 Citations
62 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 62 references

Beyond depicting: Language-image-links in the service of advertising

  • Stöckl, Harmut
  • AAA – Arbeiten aus Anglistik und Amerikanistik,
  • 2009

Discourse across semiotic modes

  • Bateman, John
  • In J. Renkema (Ed.), Discourse, of course (pp
  • 2009

Intersemiotic texture: Analyzing cohesive devices between language and images

  • Liu, Yu, O'Halloran, Kay
  • Social Semiotics,
  • 2009

Multimedia Learning (2nd ed.)

  • Mayer, E Richard
  • 2009

Space odyssey: Towards a social semiotic model of three-dimensional space

  • Stenglin, Maree
  • Visual Communication,
  • 2009

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…