Publication details [#13496]

Yli-Jokipii, Hilkka. 1994. If you and because we: Aspects of Requestive Influencing in English and Finnish business writing. In Tanskanen, Sanna-Kaisa and Brita Wårvik, eds. Topics and Comments. Papers from the Discourse Projects. (Anglicana Turkuensia 13). University of Turku. pp. 141–159.
Publication type
Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


This paper investigates the treatment of requestive messages in interactive business writing in English and Finnish. Thus it is concerned with the conscious, goal directed and evaluative use of language.