Publication details [#57350]

Blas Arroyo, José Luis. 2013. Constraint factors in the formulation of questions in conflictual discourse: An analysis of Spanish face-to-face election debates. Pragmatics 23 (2) : 187–213.
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Article in journal
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Language as a subject
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International Pragmatics Association
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This article discusses the constraint factors that define the form and functions of questions in a corpus of various conflictual Spanish face-to-face election debates: some of these are of a distributional and institutional nature, others are fostered by stylistic and rhetorical forces.