Negotiation of Contingent Talk
The Japanese Interactional Particles Ne and SaeBook - 2005
Observing naturally occurring talk-in-interaction in Japanese, this book examines how Japanese speakers segment their talk into relevant interactional units and use particles such as ne and sa to accomplish local pragmatic work. The study provides a conversation analytic, action-oriented account for the ubiquity of such particles in Japanese talk. The study argues that such particles are important resources for Japanese speakers to negotiate and fine-tune particular conversational contingencies within the emerging sequential environment of the talk. Various examples show that prospective alignm.
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, PA : John Benjamins Pub., Ă2005
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 240 pages) : illustrations