The 4E Expression

  • Victoria OrangeEmail author


In this chapter, a definition of Expression as it is seen here is outlined. The main sub-components of Expression are described and an explanation of why it is a complex adaptive system and what its role in the interaction supercomplex adaptive system is offered. The sub-components of Expression are put forward as being Language, Non-Verbal Communication and Art. These are described drawing on the most pertinent literature and it is shown how they are interconnected in the interaction supercomplex adaptive system. The role of this 4E in the overarching system is outlined. Finally, a detailed example of Expression in interaction can be applied in everyday life is given with a commentary.


Expression Language Non-Verbal communication Art Everyday life 


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  1. 1.School of Language and Global StudiesUniversity of Central LancashirePrestonUK

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