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ERIC Number: EJ492611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0163-853X
The Effects of Pragmatics and Discourse Style on Recognition Memory for Sentences.
Long, Debra L.
Discourse Processes, v17 n2 p213-34 Mar-Apr 1994
Suggests that two components of natural discourse (pragmatic information and knowledge about discourse style) play a role in memory for the surface form of sentences in discourse. Shows that recognition memory increased as a function of information about the speaker's positive and negative attitudes and that substantial verbatim memory was exhibited for evaluative and formulaic expressions. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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