Publication details [#56470]

Bolden, Galina B. and Estefania Guimaraes. 2012. Grammatical Flexibility as a Resource in Explicating Referents. Research on Language and Social Interaction 45 (2) : 156–174.
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Language as a subject
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Exploring one aspect of interplay between grammar and social interaction, this study discusses how tacit referring and flexible word order may offer speakers the opportunity to carry out this repair-like operation in a covert or embedded fashion, whilst investigating some interactional functions of this referent-explicating operation.