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4.1 Shi

| August 10, 2020

Guang Shi. (2014). Face-threatening Acts in Chinese Courtroom Discourse. International Journal of Law, Language & Discourse 4(1), 1-25. Abstract: The courtroom is a site of power struggle. In order to realize their goals and show their power or authority, courtroom subjects use various language resources and strategies, among them face-threatening acts figure prominently. Employing Brown […]

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