Search for dissertations about: "backgrounding"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the word backgrounding.

  1. 1. Accountability and the making of knowledge statements : a study of academic discourse

    Author : Hans Malmström; Engelska; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; academic discourse; metapragmatics; verbs; social knowledge; higher-level metadiscourse; knowledge statement; metadiscourse; accountability; discourse voice; communication; citation; backgrounding; foregrounding;

    Abstract : This study investigates the manifestation of speaker accountability in connection with knowledge statements in two different kinds of academic discourse. The study focuses on knowledge statements which feature a set of knowledge stating verbs, namely argue, claim, suggest, propose, maintain, assume and believe. READ MORE