Resistance and Resolution: Attentional Dynamics in Discourse

Justin Bledin
Justin Bledin

JOURNAL OF SEMANTICS, pp. 43.0-82.0, 2020.

Cited by: 0|Views5


This paper centers on discourses where instead of accepting or rejecting an assertion, a hearer uses an epistemic possibility claim to bring a new subject matter to the original speaker's attention and consequently leads this speaker to change her mind and retract the initial claim. To analyze such resistance moves, we develop a new theor...More



Get fulltext within 24h
Upload PDF

1.Your uploaded documents will be check within 24h, and coins will be credited to your account.

2.As the current system does not support cash withdrawal, you can add staff WeChat (AMxiaomai) to receive it as a red packet.

3.10 coins will be exchanged for 1 yuan.


Upload a single paper

for 5 coins

Wechat's Red Packet

Upload 50 articles

for 250 coins

Wechat's Red Packet

Upload 200 articles

for 1000 coins

Wechat's Red Packet

Upload 500 articles

for 2500 coins

Wechat's Red Packet

Upload 1000 articles

for 5000 coins

Wechat's Red Packet
Your rating :