Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou

List of John Benjamins publications for which Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou plays a role.



Constructing Collectivity: 'We' across languages and contexts

Edited by Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou

[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 239] 2014. x, 355 pp.
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax
Subjects Discourse studies | Pragmatics


Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula and Angeliki Alvanoudi 2023 Polar answers: Accepting proposals in Greek telephone callsPragmatics: Online-First Articles
The purpose of this paper is to examine the forms and functions of answers to proposals for joint action, implemented through polar interrogatives, in Greek telephone calls. Our analysis indicates a distinct functional distribution of three types of accepting answers to such proposals.… read more | Article
Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula 2014 Constructing collectivity with ‘we’: An introductionConstructing Collectivity: 'We' across languages and contexts, Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula (ed.), pp. 1–20
Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula 2014 Replying with the freestanding ‘we’ 
in Greek conversationsConstructing Collectivity: 'We' across languages and contexts, Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula (ed.), pp. 159–186
The present chapter focuses on the freestanding first person plural subject pronoun εμείς (‘we’) in Modern Greek. Previous work on εμείς (Pavlidou 2008, 2012) has shown that its non-referential functions depend on the sequential context in which the turn containing this freestanding pronoun appears. read more | Article
Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula 2003 Greek. Women, gender and Modern GreekGender Across Languages: The linguistic representation of women and men, Hellinger, Marlis and Hadumod Bußmann (eds.), pp. 175–199
1.Introduction 2.Grammatical gender 2.1Grammatical gender and inflection 2.2Personal nouns: Gender assignment 2.3Agreement and coordination 2.4Proper names 3.Gender asymmetries 3.1Generic use of the masculine gender 3.2Lexical and pragmatic asymmetries 4.Feminine occupational terms 4.1The… read more | Article
Luke, K.K. and Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou 2002 Studying telephone calls: Beginnings,developments,and perspectivesTelephone Calls: Unity and diversity in conversational structure across languages and cultures, Luke, K.K. and Theodossia-Soula Pavlidou (eds.), pp. 3–21
Pavlidou, Theodossia-Soula 2001 Politeness in the classroom? Evidence from a Greek high schoolLinguistic Politeness Across Boundaries: The case of Greek and Turkish, Bayraktaroğlu, Arın and Maria Sifianou (eds.), pp. 105 ff.