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LOL, what a tangled Web we weave: Strategies for coherence in instant messaging discourse

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Title: LOL, what a tangled Web we weave: Strategies for coherence in instant messaging discourse
Author(s): Garley, Matthew E.
Subject(s): Instant Messaging Sociolinguistics Conversation Analysis Computer-Mediated Communication CMC IM
Abstract: This article, submitted as a qualifying exam in Linguistics, involves an analysis of textual coherence in instant messaging discourse in order to discover strategies for maintaining coherence among users of varying expertise with IM and familiarity with their conversational partners.
Issue Date: 2008-06-10
Genre: Article
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/8745
Publication Status: unpublished
Peer Reviewed: not peer reviewed
Date Available in IDEALS: 2008-06-10
 

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