Jan Svennevig

List of John Benjamins publications for which Jan Svennevig plays a role.


Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics


Hasund, Ingrid Kristine, Toril Opsahl and Jan Svennevig 2012 By three means: The pragmatic functions of three Norwegian quotativesQuotatives: Cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary perspectives, Buchstaller, Isabelle and Ingrid van Alphen (eds.), pp. 37–68
Whereas research in the Anglophone world has concentrated on the global spread of like, this paper sets out to comparatively discuss three Norwegian quotative markers bare ‘just’, liksom ‘like’ and sånn ‘such/like (this/that)’. Similarly to like, the Norwegian quotatives derive from pragmatic… read more | Article
Svennevig, Jan 2003 Echo answers in native/non-native interactionPragmatics 13:2, pp. 285–309
An echo answer is an answer that repeats elements of the question. This response form occurs after yes/noquestions and “statements about B-events”. The current study is based on data from native/non-native institutional interaction, and echo answers are shown to play an important role in certain… read more | Article