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ERIC Number: EJ138787
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Poetry and Song in a Language Without Sound
Klima, Edward S.
Cognition, 4, 1, 45-97, Mar 76
Examines the form that poetic function assumes in American Sign Language, a language that has a structural organization different from oral languages and where the possibilities for poetic organization are radically different. Examples of a complex type of composition called art-sign distinguished by three levels of structure are analyzed. (Author/DEP)
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