Eeva-Leena Seppänen

List of John Benjamins publications for which Eeva-Leena Seppänen plays a role.


Koivisto, Aino, Ritva Laury and Eeva-Leena Seppänen 2011 Syntactic and actional characteristics of Finnish että-clausesSubordination in Conversation: A cross-linguistic perspective, Laury, Ritva and Ryoko Suzuki (eds.), pp. 69–102 | Article
This article examines the Finnish että as a complementizer and as an initial and final particle in conversation. The article shows that että is not a subordinator either syntactically or actionally. Instead, the particle että, as well as the formulaic phrases (complement-taking constructions) it is… read more
This paper concerns the use of the Finnish particle/conjunction et(tä) in ordinary conversation. Traditionally, että has been considered a complementizer, but we question the description of että-clauses as complements. We show that uses of että range from ones where it serves as a clause linker to… read more
Seppänen, Eeva-Leena and Ritva Laury 2007 Complement clauses as turn continuations: The Finnish et(tä)-clauseTurn continuation in cross-linguistic perspective, Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth and Tsuyoshi Ono (eds.), pp. 553–572 | Article
This paper examines the use of että-clauses in Finnish everyday conversation for extending a speaker’s turn after a possible point of turn completion for the purpose of pursuing uptake from a turn recipient. Although että-clauses are considered complements in most grammatical descriptions of… read more
Seppänen, Eeva-Leena 2003 14. Demonstrative pronouns in addressing and referring FinnishDiachronic Perspectives on Address Term Systems, Taavitsainen, Irma and Andreas H. Jucker (eds.), pp. 375–399 | Article