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Nikula, Tarja. 1996. Pragmatic Force Modifiers. A Study in Interlanguage Pragmatics. (Studia Philologica Jyväskyläensia 39). Jyväskylä: University of Jyväskylä. 258 pp.
Publication type
Ph.D. Dissertation
Publication language
English
Keywords
Language as a subject
ISBN
951-34-0723-3

Annotation

This study investigates how advanced Finnish speakers of English use pragmatic force modifiers in a conversational setting. The findings indicate that the use and interpretation of these modifiers is affected by a complex combination of linguistic, conversational and social factors.