One who utters one segment of a speech or dialog.
For example, the computer “HAL” is the speaker in the following exchange “HAL: ‘Hi Dave’”.
Models and Context
May be contained in
<!ELEMENT speaker (#PCDATA %speaker-elements;)* >
Expanded Content Model
(#PCDATA | degrees | given-names | prefix | surname | suffix | fn | target | xref)*
Dialog between two <speaker>s
... <body> ... <p>The participants understood the purpose of their peer response groups to be finding mistakes or problems in each other’s essays. ... Clara, one of the Chinese-speakers, explains why she no longer believes the initial positive comments: <speech> <speaker>S:</speaker> <p>I think Aeenoy start this way. I think she always do this way, like say some good thing first. And then I know the bad thing is coming.</p></speech> <speech> <speaker>I:</speaker> <p>So, why doe she do that?</p></speech> <speech> <speaker>S:</speaker> <p>I think it gives somebody self-esteem ...</p></speech> </p> ... </body> ...