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Historical pragmatics and dialogue: Early Modern English negatives and beyond

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Historical pragmatics and dialogue : Early Modern English negatives and beyond. / Culpeper, Jonathan Vaughan; Van Olmen, Daniel.

In: 語用論研究 Studies in Pragmatics, Vol. 20, 2018, p. 4-16.

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title = "Historical pragmatics and dialogue: Early Modern English negatives and beyond",
abstract = "Affirmatives and negatives raise interesting issues for both grammar and pragmatics. This paper focusses on the Early Modern English negatives no and nay, and their role in the question-response system. Using data from Shakespeare’s plays and corpus methods, we note the demise of 'nay', and the specific uses and pragmatic meanings of 'no' and 'nay'. We conclude by discussing our key findings in a broader theoretical and cross-linguistic perspective.",
author = "Culpeper, {Jonathan Vaughan} and {Van Olmen}, Daniel",
year = "2018",
language = "English",
volume = "20",
pages = "4--16",
journal = "語用論研究 Studies in Pragmatics",

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