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Wedenig, Astrid. 1977. Affirmative responses in English and in German. Klagenfurter Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft 3 (3-4) : 83–94.
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Affirmative responses as one part of speech act sequences appear in different forms. These differences in form convey different shades of meaning, e.g. in indirect speech acts. Some of these affirmative responses are restricted to certain contexts.