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Gap

Gap

A gap is conversational silence at the end of a turn in a situation in which:

  • no next speaker has been selected by the previous one
  • no participant has selected himself or herself as the next speaker, and
  • the silence is too short to constitute a lapse.
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Source: Sacks, Schegloff, and Jefferson 1978

Sacks, Harvey, Emanuel A. Schegloff, and Gail Jefferson. 1978. "A simplest systematics for the organization of turn taking for conversation." In Schenkein 1978

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Source: Levinson 1983

Levinson, Stephen C. 1983.Pragmatics. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University.

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