A study of epistemic modality in academic and popularised discourse: The case of possibility adverbs perhaps, maybe and possibly

This paper describes the use of perhaps, maybe and possibly in a cross- disciplacademic and popularised scientiularised scientific writing. It accounts for their higher frequency in popularised discourse by investigating their functions in detail. The analysis, conducted from various perspectives (s...
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Author:

Elsa Pic [VerfasserIn]

Grégory Furmaniak [VerfasserIn]

Format:

Electronic Article

Language:

German ; English ; Spanish ; French

Published:

2015

Subjects:

perhaps

maybe

possibly

adverbs

epistemic modality

hedging

Containing Work:

In: Revista de Lenguas para Fines Específicos - Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 2015, 18(2015)

Containing Work:

volume:18 ; year:2015

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https://doaj.org/article/6e7914fb237d402b9c81188c235f6619 [Kostenfrei]

https://ojsspdc.ulpgc.es/ojs/index.php/LFE/article/view/35 [Kostenfrei]

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Catalog id:

DOAJ05172846X

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