Article published in:Pejoration
Edited by Rita Finkbeiner, Jörg Meibauer and Heike Wiese
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 228] 2016
► pp. 325–354
Pejorative aspects attributed to hearing people in signed constructed dialogue
The article presents a study on iconic elements of pejorative discourse in German Sign Language when signers construct hearing people’s interactive behavior towards deaf people. The focus is on a typology of constructed dialogue with special emphasis on code-switching.
Keywords: code-switching, constructed dialogue, German Sign Language, gradience, typification
Published online: 31 March 2016