Speech Verbs in Xanaguía Zapotec Narrative

Statement of Responsibility:
Olive, Julie Nan
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Date:
1995
Publisher:
Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc.
Part Of Series:
SIL Mexico Workpapers 11
Extent:
pages 47-52
Description:
A discussion of speech verbs used in quotation formulas in Xanaguía Zapotec narrative discourse. The author argues that the choice of speech verb conveys information about the type of quotation (direct or indirect), the existence or absence of a first person addressee, and the speaker's willingness to vouch for what is said.
Publication Status:
Published
Country:
Mexico
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Subject:
Speech acts
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Entry Number:
10895