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Functions of Appellatives

Author(s): Vesela Shushlina
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Софийски университет »Св. Климент Охридски«
Keywords: vocative; nominative function; emotional assessment function; oral communication;

Summary/Abstract: The article presents the vocative as one of the main means of communication. Its nominative and emotional assessment functions have been subject to analysis within direct speech samples where the primary aim is to identify the specific speech mechanisms that serve the function of vocative as well as to emphasize the attitude embedded in the words spoken.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 42-49
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian