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Lazzaro-Salazar, Mariana Virginia and Susan M. Barone. 2015. ‘Forty bucks is forty bucks’: An analysis of a medical Doctor's professional identity. Language & Communication 43 : 27–34.
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This discourse analytic study focuses on how a doctor assists his patient to construct her illness narrative while also enacting salient aspects of his own professional identity, to build trust and rapport, uses discursive strategies, such as alignment, repair moves, and mitigation.