Outside the glass booth, Herman could see the upset woman waving her free hand and gesticulating during her telephone conversation. She banged her palm against the wall of the booth and pointed aggressively into the air, gesticulating and emphasizing her displeasure with hand and arm motions. After hanging up, the woman tossed her hands over her head and gesticulated her feelings of frustration and helplessness without any words being said.
Quiz: What does it mean when one gesticulates?
- One is under the influence of powerful, uncontrollable emotions.
- One uses hand and arm movements while talking to express and emphasize a point.
- One observes someone in a hard situation without being able to do anything.