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Beyond rhetorical questions : assertive questions in everyday interaction /

This book uses Conversation Analysis methodology to analyze rhetorical and other questions that are designed to convey assertions, rather than seek new information. It shows how these question sequences unfold interactionally in naturally-occurring talk in a variety of settings, e.g., friends arguin...

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Main Author: Koshik, Irene.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 2005.
Series: Studies in discourse and grammar ; v. 16.
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Related Items: Print version:: Beyond rhetorical questions.