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ERIC Number: EJ373638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Choice of Opting Out.
Bonikowska, Malgorzata P.
Applied Linguistics, v9 n2 p169-81 Jun 1988
Argues that pragmatics should expand its research interest to include not only the study of how speakers perform speech acts but also the investigation of instances where they decide not to perform them, referred to as the "opting out" choice. (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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