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Acquiring Epistemic Modal Auxiliaries: The Role of Theory of Mind

-analysis of the relation between language ability and false-belief understanding. Child Development 77. 622–646. Moore, Chris, Pure, Kiran and Furrow, David. 1990. Children’s understanding of the modal expressions of speaker certainty and uncertainty and its relation to the development of a representational theory of mind. Child Development 61. 722-730. Noveck, Ira A., Ho, Simon and Sera, Maria. 1996. Children’s understanding of epistemic modals. Journal of Child Language 23. 621-643. Papafragou, Anna. 1998. The acquisition of modality: Implications

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Adverbial Markers of Epistemic Modality Across Disciplinary Discourses: A Contrastive Study of Research Articles in Six Academic Disciplines

. Chafe, Wallace. 1986. Evidentiality in English conversation and academic writing. In Wallace Chafe & Johanna Nichols (eds.), Evidentiality: The linguistic coding of epistemology, 261-272, Norwook, NJ: Ablex Coates, Jennifer. 1983. The semantics of the modal auxiliaries. London & Canberra: Croom Helm. Cornillie, Bert. 2009. Evidentiality and epistemic modality. On the close relationship between two different categories. Functions of Language 16(1). 44-62. DOI: 10.1075/fol.16.1.04cor Cornillie, Bert & Paola Pietrandrea

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Vznik Evidenčných Operátorov V Slovenčine Z Hľadiska Gramatikalizačnej Teórie / The Rise of Evidential Operators in Slovak from the Perspective of Grammaticalization Theory

Relation to Epistemic Modality. 2009. Online: 07-SemanticMaps/pdf/boye.pdf, cit. 7. 2. 2012. CINQUE, Guglielmo: Adverbs and Functional Heads. New York: Oxford University Press 1999. 288 s. CORNILLIE , Bert: Evidentiality and epistemic modality: On the close relationship between two different categories. Functions of Language, 2009, roč. 16, č. 1, s. 44 - 62. ČMEJRKO VÁ, Světla: Výraz myslím v psaném a mluveném textu. In: Grammar & Corpora - Gramatika a korpus 2007. Ed. F. Štícha - M

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An analysis of certainly and generally in Late-Modern English English history texts

Wallace Chafe and Johanna Nichols (eds.), Evidentiality and the Linguistic Coding of Epistemology , 261-272. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. Conrad, Susan and Douglas Biber. 1999. Adverbial stance marking in speech and writing. In Susan Hunston and Geoff Thompson (eds.), Evaluation in text: Authorial stance and the construction of discourse , 56-73. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Cornillie, Bert. 2009. Evidentiality and epistemic modality. On the close relationship between two different categories. Functions of Language 16 (1). 44-62. Crespo, Begoña and

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Exploring Male and Female Voices through Epistemic Modality and Evidentiality in Some Modern English Travel Texts on the Canaries

Benjamins. Bybee, Joan, Plagiuca, William, and Revere D. Perkins. 1994. The Evolution of Grammar: Tense, Aspect and Modality . Chicago: Chicago University Press. Carretero, Marta. 2002. The influence of genre and register on epistemic modality in spoken English: a preliminary study. Estudios Ingleses de la Universidad Complutense 10: 11-41. - 2004. The role of evidentiality and epistemic modality in three English spoken texts from legal proceedings. In Juana I. Marín-Arrese (ed.) Perspectives on Evidentiality and

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Stance and politeness in spoken Latvian


The present article is concerned with the concept of stance and its relationship to face, face work and politeness applied to Latvian spoken discourse. It offers an extensive review of relevant literature on stance and politeness theories, followed by an illustrative analysis of politeness strategies and stance markers found in a radio interview. On this basis, the article argues that stance markers - epistemic, evidential, mirative and hedging devices - may be considered a negative politeness strategy, responding to the speaker’s and hearer’s desire for autonomy. In conclusion, it suggests a hypothesis that could explain differing use of stance markers and politeness strategies by speakers fulfilling varying conversational roles and of various social standing.

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What is the ‘Future’ of Greek? Towards a Pragmatic Analysis

. Oxford: Blackwell. Enç, M. (1996). Tense and Modality. In S. Lappin (ed.), Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory. Oxford : Blackwell. Giannakidou, Anastasia (2009). “The dependency of the subjunctive revisited: temporal semantics and polarity”. Lingua, 120 , 1883-1908. DOI: 10.1016/j.lingua.2008.11.007 Giannakidou, Anastasia (2012). “The Greek future particle as an epistemic modal”. In Z. Gavriilidou, A. Efthimiou, E. Thomadaki and P. Kambakis-Vougiouklis (Eds.), Proceedings of 10 th ICGL (48-61) Democritus University of Thrace

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A More Explicit Framework for Evaluating Objectivity and (Inter)Subjectivity in Modality Domain

. London: Groom Helm. Collins, Peter. 2007. Can/could and may/might in British, American and Australian English: a corpus-based account. World Englishes 26(4). 474-491. Collins, Peter. 2009. Modals and Quasi-modals in English . Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi. Cornillie, Bert. 2009. Evidentiality and epistemic modality: on the close relationship between the two. Functions of language 16(1). 44-62. De Smet, Hendrik, and Jean-Christophe Verstraete. 2006. Coming to terms with subjectivity. Cognitive Linguistics 17(3). 365-92. Depraetere

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The value of may as an evidential and epistemic marker in English medical abstracts

. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Carretero, Marta 2004 "The role of evidentiality and epistemic modality in three English spoken texts from legal proceedings", in: Juana I. Marín-Arrese (ed.) Perspectives on evidentiality and modality , 25-62. Chafe, Wallace L. 1986 The linguistic coding of epistemology. Norwood, NJ: Ablex. Chafe, Wallace L. 1986 "Evidentiality in English conversation and academic writing", in: Wallace L. Chafe - Johanna Nichols (eds.) The linguistic coding of

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Stance-taking in Spanish-speaking Preschoolers’ Argumentative Interaction

evaluation in narrative development. Journal of Child Language , 30 (1), 165–194. Shiro, M. (2004). Expressions of epistemic modality and construction of narrative stance in Venezuelan children’s narratives. Psychology of Language and Communication , 8 (2), 35–56. Shiro, M. (2007). La construcción del punto de vista en los relatos orales de niños en edad escolar: un análisis discursivo de la modalidad . Caracas: UCV. Shiro, M. (2008). Narrative stance in Venezuelan children’s stories. In A. McCabe, A. Imbaley, & G. Melzi (Eds.), Spanish language

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