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Edmondson, Willis J. 1980. On negotiation in discourse: Contras and counters in exchange structure. Grazer Linguistische Studien 11 (12) : 28–44.
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The notion of discourse structure cannot be derived from a theory of speech acts because of the phenomenon of adjacency pairs and the inexplicitness of much of the data, e.g. implicit moves of contradiction.