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Les Prépositions Évaluées par le Prisme du Paradigme Cognitif : Vers une lecture Enactive

Abstract : The present investigation relies on the hypothesis according to which sensorimotor processes can be apprehended as contributing to elaborating meaning and hence influencing linguistic data. Our work of research relies on the Talmian typology (Talmy, 2000a). Spoken corpora are collected through an experiment that involves French and English speakers. All of them are submitted to sensorimotor constraints before describing specific scenes, requiring them to use prepositions to depict motion phenomena. A particular variable related to the speakers' kinaesthetic processes enables us to assess (i) the way with which both languages conform to the Talmian typology in a spoken context, and (ii) these specific processes also highlight the relevance of non-linguistic criteria which can be considered as contributing to structuring meaning. A link will be established between the speakers' linguistic behaviour and the sensorimotor experiences they go through before depicting the visual scenes. Our analysis will then be situated at a second level of analysis, which will be dissociated from strictly linguistic considerations. The mutual influence of both phenomena – one being linguistic, and the other kinaesthetic – will constitute the object of an epistemological debate. Language will then be examined, in this work of research, through a new paradigm – the enactive paradigm.
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Aurélie Barnabé. Les Prépositions Évaluées par le Prisme du Paradigme Cognitif : Vers une lecture Enactive. CORELA - COgnition, REprésentation, LAngage, CERLICO-Cercle Linguistique du Centre et de l'Ouest (France), 2015. ⟨hal-01643824⟩



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