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Confirmation or elaboration: What do yes/no declaratives want?

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Recent analyses have argued that when requests for confirmation are implemented with declarative word order, they are closure-implicative due to the relatively knowing stance indexed with the declarative. This article demonstrates, however, that in some cases participants show an orientation to both confirmation and elaboration as a relevant next action. By comparing requests for confirmation that are closure-implicative to those that are expansion-implicative, it is argued that in addition t...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1080/08351813.2017.1301307

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0001-9631-3113
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Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Research on Language and Social Interaction Journal website
Volume:
50
Issue:
2
Pages:
188-205
Publication date:
2017-06-08
Acceptance date:
2016-10-24
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EISSN:
1532-7973
ISSN:
0835-1813
Pubs id:
pubs:911765
URN:
uri:c8e2f2b8-0597-4959-89e9-7f43fd6c9098
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uuid:c8e2f2b8-0597-4959-89e9-7f43fd6c9098
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pubs:911765
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