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* Corresponding author 1 Télécom ParisTech 2 INFRES - Département Informatique et Réseaux - Network and Computer Science department 3 LTCI - Laboratoire Traitement et Communication de l-Information

Abstract : The fact that human beings universally put much energy and conviction in reporting events in daily conversations demands an explanation. After having observed that the selection of reportable events is based on unexpectedness and emotion, we make a few suggestions to show how the existence of narrative behaviour can be consistent with the socio-political theory of the origin of language.

Mots-clés : evolution language narrative





Author: Jean-Louis Dessalles -

Source: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/



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