Hedging and Discourse: Approaches to the Analysis of a Pragmatic Phenomenon in Academic Texts

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Raija Markkanen, Hartmut Schröder
Walter de Gruyter, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 280 pages
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This volume reviews the present state of researchin heding and contains studies of heding strategies in English, German, Finnish and Russin, using various academic text-types as exemplars. The papers deal with aspects of 'hedging' from the perspective of intercultural contact, particularly in foreign language learning, writing in the foreign language, and translation. concept of breakthrough.
 

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Contents

Raija Markkanen and Hartmut Schroder
3
Paul G Meyer
21
John Skelton
42
Vasili Namsaraev
64
Avon Crismore and William J Vande Kopplc
83
Anna Mauranen
115
Wolfram Wilss
134
William Grabe and Robert B Kaplan
151
MinnaRiitta Luukka and Raija Markkanen
168
Tarja Nikula
188
Heinz Kreutz
208
Gudrun Clemen
235
Hartmut Schroder and Dagmar Zimmer
249
Name Index
273
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