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1. A pragmatic Analysis of Personal Metadiscourse and Politeness Principle across Genres: From Relevance to Adaptation

Omid Allaf-Akbary; Rajab Esfandiari; Abbas Ali Zarei

Volume 12, Issue 25 , June 2020, , Pages 1-31

http://dx.doi.org/10.22034/elt.2020.10674

Abstract
  This study investigated personal metadiscourse units across genres. Based on Ädel’s (2006) taxonomy of the discourse functions of personal metadiscourse and Leech’s (2014) grand strategy of politeness, three spoken genres were compared in terms of the use of personal metadiscourse functions ...  Read More