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Remler, Jane E. 1978. Some repairs on the notion of repairs in the interest of relevance. Papers from the Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 14 : 391–402.
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R. presents a tentative classification of repair sequences on the basis of the nature and the source of the misunderstanding involved. Furthermore it is suggested that repairs have more diverse roles in discourse than simply the correction of misunderstanding.