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Dirven, René. 1979. Pragmatic forces associated with can- and may-sentences. Folia Linguistica 13 (1-2) : 145–158.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
English
Keywords
Language as a subject

Annotation

The purpose of this paper is to point out the great variety of pragmatic forces that can be associated with can- and may-sentences and to investigate the possible relationship between refined differences in the lexical meanings of these items and specific pragmatic factors.