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The Uses of the Discourse Markers ‘well’, ’you know’ and ‘I mean’ in News Interviews
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Language and Culture. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

This study is about the use of three Discourse Markers (henceforth DMs) in news interviews. It is an attempt to demonstrate how well, you know and I mean are employed in news interviews. It also shows what participants accomplish using the DMs as rhetorical devices.

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2014. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
Conversation Analysis, Discourse Markers, News Interview, Interactive Sociolinguistics, Multimodality, Prosody
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General Language Studies and Linguistics
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-108824ISRN: LIU-IKK/MPLCE-A--14/09--SEOAI: diva2:732832
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Master's Programme in Language and Culture in Europe
2014-06-13, Linköping, 13:00 (English)
Available from: 2014-08-14 Created: 2014-07-07 Last updated: 2014-08-14Bibliographically approved

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