An Analysis on Discourse Markers in First 2016 U.S. Presidential Debate
Shu’e Wang, Yanqing Guo
Available Online May 2018.
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- Discourse markers, Presidential debate, Pragmatics.
- As a common language phenomenon, discourse markers (DMs) have attracted attentions from numerous linguists since the 1980s. Although researches on DMs are rich and fruitful, relatively few of them study DMs in debates. This paper strives to make an analysis on the pragmatic effects of DMs in debates in the first 2016 U.S. presidential debate, revealing that additional markers such as and and emphatic markers such as very are frequently used and illustrating the functions of these DMs in debates.
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TY - CONF AU - Shu’e Wang AU - Yanqing Guo PY - 2018/05 DA - 2018/05 TI - An Analysis on Discourse Markers in First 2016 U.S. Presidential Debate BT - 2018 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 453 EP - 457 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.85 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.85 ID - Wang2018/05 ER -