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ERIC Number: EJ486558
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-4906
Hedges and Textual Communicative Function in Medical English Written Discourse.
Salager-Meyer, Francoise
English for Specific Purposes, v13 n2 p149-70 1994
A corpus of 15 articles from 5 leading medical journals was used to examine how the communicative purpose of the different rhetorical sections of research papers and case reports in medical English written discourse influences the frequency and category distribution of the modulation devices (hedges) used in each section. (57 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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