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Functional Discourse GrammarA Typologically-Based Theory of Language Structure$
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Kees Hengeveld and J. Lachlan Mackenzie

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199278107

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.001.0001

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The Interpersonal Level

The Interpersonal Level

Chapter:
(p.46) 2 The Interpersonal Level
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Functional Discourse Grammar
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Kees Hengeveld (Contributor Webpage)

J. Lachlan Mackenzie (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278107.003.0002

The chapter presents the Interpersonal Level of FDG, which is modelled as a layered structure indicating the part-whole relations among units of discourse. The chapter shows how Discourse Acts group into Moves and are themselves built up from component elements, including the Communicated Content, which contains Subacts of Reference and Ascription.

Keywords:   move, Discourse Act, illocution, participants, Communicated Content, Subact, reference, Ascription, dynamic implementation

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