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Seuren, Lucas M. 2018. Assessing Answers: Action Ascription in Third Position. Research on Language and Social Interaction 51 (1) : 33–51.
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This article handles evaluations employed in third position to get replies to questions. It claims that participants differentiate between two evaluation types: evaluative and deontic assessments. By assuming a special stance in third position, speakers show their comprehension of what the reply was doing and can actively attribute an action to it. They thence construct and upkeep intersubjectivity architecture.