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ERIC Number: EJ461335
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0835-1813
Caveat Speaker: Preliminary Notes on Recipient Topic-Shift Implicature.
Jefferson, Gail
Research on Language and Social Interaction, v26 n1 p1-30 1993
The phenomena of overlapping talk is examined. In numerous types of conversational exchanges, people briefly acknowledge the utterance that overlapped their own and then recycle an overlapped utterance and/or introduce a new topic. Three types of objects are illustrated and discussed: an acknowledgment token, an assessment, and a commentary. (four references) (LET)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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