dc.contributor.authorLim, Ni-Eng
dc.date.accessioned2014-08-19T06:03:16Z
dc.date.available2014-08-19T06:03:16Z
dc.date.copyright2009en_US
dc.date.issued2009
dc.identifier.citationLim, N.-E. (2009). Stance-taking Wo Juede in conversational Chinese. Proceedings of the 21st North 
American 
Conference 
on 
Chinese 
Linguistics 
(NACCL‐21) (pp.323-340).en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10220/20338
dc.description.abstractThe present paper deals with one of the most common Mandarin epistemic phrases, Wo Juede, and demonstrates that in addition to epistemic selfexpression, it has also developed addressee-oriented functions to manage the discourse-pragmatic considerations of everyday talk. Specifically, we find that the mitigative quality of Wo Juede has extended from representing speaker’s epistemic uncertainty to one that focuses on managing recipient’s possible responses. Using quantitative corpus analysis, as well as qualitative conversational analytic methods, this study finds that the use of Wo Juede can often be seen as positioning the speaker’s awareness of the addressee’s possible objection to a proposition. Furthermore, it is argued that such a function is uniquely suited for its frequent performance characterized as a joint-assessment initiator in sequences of collaborative evaluation.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries
dc.rights© The Author(s). This paper was published in 21st 
North 
American 
Conference 
on 
Chinese 
Linguistics 
(NACCL‐21) and is made available as an electronic reprint (preprint) with permission of the Author(s). The paper can be found at the following official URL: [https://naccl.osu.edu/proceedings/naccl-21].  One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic or multiple reproduction, distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.en_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Humanities::Literature::Chinese
dc.titleStance-taking with Wo Juede in conversational Chineseen_US
dc.typeConference Paper
dc.contributor.conferenceProceedings of the 21st North 
American 
Conference 
on 
Chinese 
Linguistics 
(NACCL‐21)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolCollege of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.identifier.openurlhttps://naccl.osu.edu/proceedings/naccl-21
dc.description.versionPublished versionen_US
dc.identifier.rims176987


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