New approaches to hedging / edited by Gunther Kaltenböck, Wiltrud Mihatsch, Stefan Schneider.

Hedging is an essential part of everyday communication. It is a discourse strategy which is used to reduce commitment to the force or truth of an utterance to achieve an appropriate pragmatic effect. In recent years hedges have therefore attracted increased attention in Pragmatics and Applied Lingui...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Kaltenböck, Gunther (Editor) Mihatsch, Wiltrud (Editor) Schneider, Stefan, 1958- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published:Bingley, UK : Emerald, 2010.
Edition:First edition.
Series:Studies in pragmatics ; 9.