Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Projection in Overlapping Agreements to Assertions: Stance-Taking as a Resource for Projection.

Anna Vatanen, Tomoko Endo, Daisuke Yokomori

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The human ability to anticipate upcoming behavior not only enables smooth turn transitions but also makes early responses possible, as respondents use a variety of cues that provide for early projection of the type of action that is being performed. This article examines resources for projection in interaction in three unrelated languages—Finnish, Japanese, and Mandarin—in sequences where speakers make evaluative assertions on a topic. The focus is on independently agreeing responses initiated in early overlap. Our cross-linguistic analysis reveals that while projection based on the ongoing turn-constructional unit relies on language-specific grammatical constructions, projection based on the larger context seems to be less language-dependent. A crucial finding is that in the target sequences, stances taken toward the topic already during earlier talk, as well as other structural patterns, are among the resources that recipients use for projecting how and when the ongoing turn will end.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)308-327
ページ数20
ジャーナルDiscourse Processes
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DOI
出版ステータス受理済み/印刷中 - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 通信
  • 言語および言語学
  • 言語学および言語

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