Subjectivity in Grammar and Discourse

Theoretical considerations and a case study of Japanese spoken discourse

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This book investigates the notion of subjectivity from a pragmatic point of view. There have been attempts to reduce the notion of the speaker or subjectivity as a syntactic category, or to seek an explanation for it in semantic terms. However, in order to understand the vast range of subjectivity phenomena, it is more fruitful to examine how the attributes and the experience of the real speaker affect language. The volume provides a theoretical/methodological basis for the study of various aspects of language and discourse and applies these specifically to Japanese spoken discourse, for which the data are added in an appendix.
[Studies in Discourse and Grammar, 2]  1993.  xii, 152 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
vii
List of Abbreviations
viii
Introduction
xi
1. Speaker Epistemological Perspective
1
2. Speaker Epistemological Perspective
17
3. Speaker Perspective and Tense form Variation
31
4. Speaker Perspective and Switch References
57
5 Speaker Perspective and Language Universals
79
Notes
93
References
101
Appendix A
107
Appendix B
113
Index
145
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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