Publication details [#56349]

Smirnova, Alla. 2012. Argumentative use of reported speech in British newspaper discourse. Text & Talk 32 (2) : 235–253.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper discusses features of the argumentative use of reported speech in the British quality press. In order to augment the argumentative plausibility, journalists display in detail the quotations' local semantics, lexica, and syntax.