Proceedings of the 2018 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2018)

An Analysis on Discourse Markers in First 2016 U.S. Presidential Debate

Authors
Shu’e Wang, Yanqing Guo
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Shu’e Wang
Available Online May 2018.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.85How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Discourse markers, Presidential debate, Pragmatics.
Abstract
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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Proceedings
2018 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2018)
Part of series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
May 2018
ISBN
978-94-6252-509-2
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.85How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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