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Grammar and interaction : pivots in German conversation /

This monograph provides a micro-analytic description of the structure and communicative use of syntactic pivot constructions in German. Using the methodology of Conversation Analysis, this work shows that pivots emerge in interaction in response to local communicative needs. Exclusively found in spo...

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Main Author: Betz, Emma.
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ℗♭2008.
Series: Studies in discourse and grammar ; v. 21.
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