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Journal Title: Pragmatics
Volume/Issue:   23/4
Date: 2013
Table of Contents: Now available for IPrA members and subscribing libraries at http://ipra.ua.ac.be/main.aspx?c=*HOME&n=1360

Pragmatics: Quarterly Publication of the International Pragmatics Association (IPrA)
23:4 (December 2013)

On the meanings and functions of grammatical choice: The Spanish first-person
plural in written-press discourse
Miguel A. Aijόn Oliva

Emotionalization in new television formats of science popularization
Margarida Bassols, Anna Cros, and Anna M. Torrent

Framing and manipulation of person deixis in Husni Mubarak’s last three speeches: A cognitive-pragmatic approach
Zouheir A. Maalej

Fabricated ignorance: The search for good value for money
Rosina Márquez Reiter

Requests and politeness in Vietnamese as a native language
Thi Thuy Minh Nguyen, and Gia Anh Le Ho

The effect of study abroad on the pragmatic development of the internal modification of refusals
Wei Ren

Su(m)imasen and Gomen nasai: Beyond apologetic functions in Japanese
Roxana Sandu
Publisher: International Pragmatics Assoc.
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Subject Language(s): Japanese
Spanish
Vietnamese
 
LL Issue: 24.4863