Knappes Sprechen

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Niemeyer, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 224 pages
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The form of language used to accompany actions performs different functions from a conversation; it differs in its structure, and analysis reveals hitherto largely neglected phenomena such as the tendency to employ terse, compressed utterances. The study investigates 'terse linguistic expression' and describes selected forms of it using the methods of conversation analysis. Discussion of a corpus of exchanges recorded while the participants were watching television indicates explanation strategies for dealing with terse utterances. Special reference is made here to the connection between terseness and sociability.

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Zwei Probleme zum Einstieg Beobachtungen
Besonderheiten des begleitenden Sprechens an einem
Überlegungen zu einer Theorie der Knappheit

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