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Shairi H, Sasani F. Viewpoint and Perspective in Discourse. IQBQ. 15 (1) :69-81
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-10398-en.html
1- French Language, Tarbiat Modares University
2- Linguistics, Alzahra University
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This study tries to show that how viewpoint functions in discourse. As it will be clarified, it is highly related to the intention of the speaker/writer, and as a result, the orientation (s)he adopts in the discourse. Deictic markers function as discourse markers to fix and anchor time, place, agent, and other discursive elements. In this way, the viewpoint adopted by the enunciator/utterer is determined. Different types of viewpoint, then, are introduced and exemplified. Its relation with perspective is also examined.
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Received: 2006/07/2 | Accepted: 2007/07/17 | Published: 2010/06/1

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