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Abdollahzadeh, Esmaeel. 2011. Poring over the findings: Interpersonal authorial engagement in applied linguistics papers. Journal of Pragmatics 43 (1) : 288–297.
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Language as a subject
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This rhetorical study examines the use of interpersonal metadiscourse in applied linguistics papers written in English by Anglo-American and Iranian academics. The observed differences are attributed to the extent of rhetorical sensitivity to and consciousness of audience, purpose, cultural tendencies, and the properties of the disciplinary genre.