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Date: 18-Oct-2006 From: Agnes Kang <makanghkucc.hku.hk> Subject: Pragmatics of Questions and Assertions
We are interested in finding references on semantic/pragmatic approaches to questions and assertions in English and Chinese. In particular, we are interested in discussions on the hearer’s involvement with these speech acts, for example, regarding full questions (with subject verb inversion) and tag questions, as well as studies that discuss both questions and assertions. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
Kind regards, M. Agnes Kang University of Hong Kong