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Involvement and the Japanese interactive particles ne and yo

Lee, Duck-Young


Involvement is seen as a prerequisite to the success of any conversational encounter; it is a fundamental element in creating and maintaining an interactional exchange. Invoking the initial spirit of the notion 'involvement', the current study aims to investigate the interactive nature of the Japanese particles ne and yo, and to shed light on some issues of interactional exchange in spoken conversation. The study argues that the particles commonly share the function of signalling the speaker's...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Pragmatics
DOI: 10.1016/j.pragma.2006.06.004


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