Publication details [#29905]
Maynard, Senko K. 1995. Interrogatives that seek no answers: exploring the expressiveness of rhetorical interrogatives in Japanese. Linguistics 33 (3) : 501–530.
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Language as a subject
De Gruyter Mouton
This paper explores the meanings and functions of rhetorical interrogative expressions in Japanese and proposes a framework in which different interpretations are motivated by the context of information statuses.