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Approaches to discourse particles

Author: Kerstin Fischer
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2006.
Series: Studies in pragmatics, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Discourse particles fulfil many different functions; they contribute to text structuring, dialogue management, turn-taking, and politeness. This reference presents a spectrum of approaches to  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kerstin Fischer
ISBN: 0080447376 9780080447377
OCLC Number: 638776688
Description: VIII, 498 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Towards an understanding of the spectrum of approaches to discourse particles : introduction to the volume / Kerstin Fischer --
A dynamic polysemy approach to the lexical semantics of discourse markers : with an exemplary analysis of French 'toujours' / Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen --
Discourse markers in English : a discourse-pragmatic view / Diana M. Lewis --
The rise of discourse markers in Italian : a specific type of language change / Richard Waltereit --
A functional approach to the study of discourse markers / Salvador Pons Bordería --
Pragmatic markers in translation : a methodological proposal / Karin Aijmer... [et al.] --
The description of text relation markers in the Geneva model of discourse organization / Eddy Roulet --
A dynamic approach to discourse particles / Henk Zeevat --
A relevance-theoretic approach to discourse particles in Singapore English / Ler Soon Lay Vivien --
From procedural meaning to processing requirement / Thanh Nyan --
Towards a theory of discourse markers / Bruce Fraser --
What are particles good for? / Harald Weydt --
The natural semantic metalanguage approach to discourse markers / Catherine E. Travis --
Epistemic modalities and the discourse particles of Singapore / Anthea Fraser Gupta --
Integrating prosodic and contextual cues in the interpretation of discourse markers / Li-chiung Yang --
Formal properties of a subset of discourse markers : connectives / Corinne Rossari --
Discourse marker research and theory : revisiting 'and' / Deborah Schiffrin --
Discourse markers as attentional cues at discourse transitions / Gisela Redeker --
A dynamic-interactional approach to discourse markers / Barbara Frank-Job --
Discourse particles as morphemes and as constructions / François Nemo --
Discourse particles and modal particles as grammatical elements / Gabriele Diewald --
Frames, constructions, and invariant meanings : the functional polysemy of discourse particles / Kerstin Fischer --
Discourse markers in Italian : towards a "compositional" meaning / Carla Bazzanella.
Series Title: Studies in pragmatics, 1.
Responsibility: edited by Kerstin Fischer.


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