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Butler, Christopher S. 1988. Politeness and the semantics of modalised directives in English. In Cummings, M.J. and W.S. Greaves, eds. Linguistics in a systemic perspective. John Benjamins. pp. 119–153.
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Language as a subject


An analysis from a systemic perspective of realizations of directives which contain a modal verb.