Modality and Theory of Mind Elements across Languages.

Modality is the way a speaker modifies her declaratives and other speech acts to optimally assess the common ground of knowledge and belief of the addressee with the aim to optimally achieve understanding and an assessment of relevant information exchange. The contributions in this collection provid...

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Main Author: Abraham, Werner.
Other Authors: Leiss, Elisabeth.
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin : De Gruyter, 2012.
Series:Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs TiLSM.
Online Access:CONNECT