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Gestures can create diagrams (that are neither imagistic nor analog)

  • Barbara Tversky (a1)
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The claim that gesture is primarily imagistic, analog, and holistic is challenged by the presence of abstract diagrammatic gestures, here points and lines, that represent point-like and line-like concepts and are integrated into larger constituents.

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