Interactional use of quotation markers -(ta) nikka/-tay in Korean and -tte in Japanese
This thesis examines the interactional functions of three indirect quotative markers, -(ta) nikka and -tay in the Korean language and -tte in the Japanese language in spoken discourse. These markers are typically used in indirect speech to convey the speaker’s own voice and/or a third person’s voice in casual conversations. Previous studies in the literature tend to focus on morpho-syntactic and semantic aspects of these target markers and little attention has been paid to their expressive...[Show more]
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