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Resolving knowledge discrepancies in informing sequences

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This article investigates a specific practice that recipients in Dutch talk-in-interaction use when responding to turns that have as one of their main jobs to inform. By responding to an informing turn with an oh-prefaced nonrepeating response that has yes/no-type interrogative word order, recipients treat that turn as counter to expectation and request both confirmation of the inference formulated in his/her response, as well as reconciliatory information for the two discrepant states of aff...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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10.1017/S0047404518000362

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
ORCID:
0000-0001-9631-3113
Huiskes, M More by this author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Language in Society Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
03
Pages:
409-434
Publication date:
2018-06-12
Acceptance date:
2017-07-24
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EISSN:
1469-8013
ISSN:
0047-4045
Pubs id:
pubs:911763
URN:
uri:f5c5be67-2dac-4820-8ac7-0da13bc9d4a6
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uuid:f5c5be67-2dac-4820-8ac7-0da13bc9d4a6
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pubs:911763
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