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A Review of Discourse Markers from the Functional Perspective

Fang Guo
2015 Journal of Arts and Humanities  
The study of discourse markers has been a hot spot, which led to an increase in articles and monogrphs on discourse markers in recent decades.  ...  It describes the uses of English discourse markers in conversations by reriewing a few typical representative works.  ...  He employs Deborah Schiffrin’s (2007[1987]) discourse coherence as his framework and uses the model of Geis (1991) as discourse parsing which describes speech acts and social actions into three types of  ... 
doaj:254fd212b4d44a7b858020f0c37b120e fatcat:pxaibm6yxvcexftrkjgplgucom

Pragmatic markers in dialogical discourse

Lidiya Volkova
2017 Lege Artis. Language yesterday, today, tomorrow  
Pragmatic markers of the selected group are used in dialogical discourse as a means of realization of the speaker's communicative intention and serve as illocutionary indicators of indirect speech acts  ...  The article presents a study of dialogical discourse operators defined as pragmatic markers.  ...  Pragmatic markers of the selected group are used in discourse as means of realization of the speaker's communicative intention and serve as illocutionary indicators of indirect speech acts and accordingly  ... 
doi:10.1515/lart-2017-0010 fatcat:6c5cybuyi5awva6s7iduhw364q

Page 1618 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 23, Issue 4 [page]

1989 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
Davidson’s characterization; 8907772 speech acts as social status indicators, role-playing context; children aged 5:6/8:6/10:6; 8907847 speech words, various context-dependent interpretations; standard  ...  acts, T.  ... 

Distribution of Discourse Markers Elements or Discourse Particle as an Entity Relationship in Discourse

Sufian Ismail
2021 Turkish Journal of Computer and Mathematics Education  
This article aimed to examine a number of discourse markers concepts or discourse particles and its functions according to the context of grammar and pragmatics as well as the features and domains of discourse  ...  The methodology used was the examination of discourse markers or discourse particles into a theory, a model which explained the functions of discourse markers or discourse particles.  ...  Discourse markers (also known as discourse particle) have become unimportant features and functions as a sign in communication which simply facilitate listeners' interpretations of speech based on various  ... 
doi:10.17762/turcomat.v12i3.656 fatcat:v4ny22drhveihmaahkl7bamz3i

Discussion article: Discourse markers, modal particles, and contrastive analysis, synchronic and diachronic

Elizabeth Closs Traugott
2007 Catalan Journal of Linguistics  
One is modal uses of discourse markers and distinctions between discourse markers and modal particles.  ...  The second is evidence provided by the papers for diachronic changes that individual markers underwent; the distinction between grammaticalization and pragmaticalization is considered and challenged.  ...  at the "speech-act level" (presumably the level of the sentence), 2 and c) as being highly content-dependent.  ... 
doi:10.5565/rev/catjl.128 fatcat:o575apmqundn7amboiz4ef55fe

Page 1652 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 24, Issue 4 [page]

1990 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
The forthcoming end of speech act theory as it is known today is stressed. 19 References. Z.  ...  Reinachs Rechtsphilosophie und die moderne Linguistik ((Social Acts, Speech Acts, and Text Illocutions. A.  ... 

The Syntacticization of Discourse* [chapter]

Liliane Haegeman, Virginia Hill
2013 Syntax and its Limits  
As shown in (32c), the particle né is then merged as SA1, the head of a higher speech act projection, which selects saP2 as its complement. Again, né moves from SA1 to sa1. (32) a.  ...  which are used as pragmatic markers, as in (1) .  ... 
doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683239.003.0018 fatcat:aop5dym74bh2pa2e3px26kfwzi

The Attic particle μήν

Kees Thijs
2017 Journal of Greek Linguistics  
First, the particle can target not only the propositional content of a discourse act, but also its illocution (felicity conditions).  ...  Second, I propose 'countering expectations or assumptions of the addressee' as the basic value of the particle. Functions in terms of commitment are better seen as secondary side effects.  ...  Thus, discourse particles are a strictly formal subgroup of discourse markers. Cf.  ... 
doi:10.1163/15699846-01701005 fatcat:yxxo35ksandx3luiozqgrwxwde

Page 1092 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 28, Issue 3 [page]

1994 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
Each modal particle has a core meaning. All modal parti- cles in questions are also discourse markers.  ...  250 Budapest), Modal Particles as Discourse Markers in Questions, Acta Linguistica Hungarica, 1988, 38, 1-4, 107-125. {| Modality consists of envisioning the possibility of several different courses of  ... 

Page 904 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 24, Issue 2 [page]

1990 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
; 9003807 speech act prescriptions, shall/will use; Wallis system reevaluated; 9003801 speech acts typology, communicative/pragmatic/syntactic criteria, verbal /nonverbal/written/oral components; 9003837  ...  Roulet’s discourse analysis model, ar- gumentative dimensions; unified approach; 9003855 native-/second-language speakers’ text production difference, compar- ative measures; German as a second language  ... 

Self-quotative Markers in Permic and Hungarian

D Teptiuk
2021 Linguistica Uralica  
I look at their use with different types of reported discourse -quotations of speech and thought, intended discourse, purpose reports, expression of the reporter's current stance, and mimetic expressions  ...  I focus on the use of the grammaticalized self-quotative particles (Komi misq, Udmurt pöj) in Permic, and the lexical self-quotative markers mondom 'I say (it)' and mondok 'I say' in Hungarian.  ...  I am grateful to the participants of the workshop "Reported discourse across languages and cultures" (May 22-23, 2019; CNRS) for their fruitful comments and suggestion to the first version of this paper  ... 
doi:10.3176/lu.2021.3.04 fatcat:7xc26p5jybhjtgnav7lykpig6i

Page 1630 of Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA Vol. 27, Issue 3 [page]

1993 Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts: LLBA  
individual-/social-level analyses; 9306667 Japanese sentence-final interrogative particle ka, performative verb/ speech act analyses, relevance theory application; 9306666 Japanese sentential postposition  ...  act perspective, “estates” approach; 9306652 externalized arguing/convincing, speech act theory framework; 9306715 figurative language use, psychotherapy session context; transcript anal- ysis; patient-therapist  ... 

Multifunctionality of the Pragmatic Marker '?amaanah' in Yemeni Spoken Arabic

د. حميد يحيى أحمد الزبيري د. حميد يحيى أحمد الزبيري
2020 journal of King Abdulaziz University Arts And Humanities  
amaanah' functions as: an expression of oath; a commitment marker to a future action on the part of the speaker and the addressee; a mitigation marker, preceding potentially face-threating speech acts;  ...  The study concluded with a suggestion on conducting a further research exploring the discourse functions of the marker.  ...  To Function as a Commitment Marker to a Future Action on the Part of the Speaker and the Addressee Austin (1975) , in his speech act theory, refers to speech acts of commitment as those "committing [one  ... 
doi:10.4197/art.28-13.11 fatcat:3tm5kdm2obe5piihciz6bp53am

The art of mitigating disagreement: How EFL learners do it

Marija Kusevska
2015 Journal of Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics  
We have looked at lexical and syntactic devices such as modal auxiliaries (e.g., can/could; may/might), hedges (kind of, sort of), discourse markers (well, but, look), verbs expressing uncertainty (I think  ...  Our cross-cultural analysis reveals that Macedonian and American native speakers show preference for different types of disagreement, the major difference being the frequency of mitigation as well as the  ...  This happens because of the use of strong modal verbs like мора (must) and не може (can't); multiple use of adversative discourse markers to build the frame of the speech act, sometimes as many as four  ... 
doi:10.14706/jfltal152113 fatcat:uprcxp6s6ndmjn5yymk7rmttnq

Interjections: The universal yet neglected part of speech

Felix Ameka
1992 Journal of Pragmatics  
As a feedback signal of an auditor in continuous discourse yes is a mental act, while as a response, it is a speech act.  ...  This class of particles excludes the items that have come to be known as discourse markers or particles or pragmatic particles.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0378-2166(92)90048-g fatcat:h5lt72hwkfg3bhquewyvq5evua
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