This article reports on a case-study of verbs that describe location and movement in space in a selection of texts from two English guidebooks and their Italian translation. Corpus data are discussed to show how items taken from general everyday language can act as accessible but functionally specialized lexical items, in that they are carefully selected to guide and shape the tourist gaze while firing imagination.

Travelling in space: Spatial Representation in English and Italian Tourism Discourse

CAPPELLI, GLORIA
2012

Abstract

This article reports on a case-study of verbs that describe location and movement in space in a selection of texts from two English guidebooks and their Italian translation. Corpus data are discussed to show how items taken from general everyday language can act as accessible but functionally specialized lexical items, in that they are carefully selected to guide and shape the tourist gaze while firing imagination.
Cappelli, Gloria
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