Irene Koshik

List of John Benjamins publications for which Irene Koshik plays a role.


Subjects Discourse studies | English linguistics | Germanic linguistics | Pragmatics | Semantics | Syntax


Koshik, Irene 2017 Responses to Wh-question challengesEnabling Human Conduct: Studies of talk-in-interaction in honor of Emanuel A. Schegloff, Raymond, Geoffrey, Gene H. Lerner and John Heritage (eds.), pp. 79–104 | Chapter
This chapter builds on my previous studies of wh-questions that convey reversed polarity assertions, for example, “Whenhave I.” used to convey “I never have” (Koshik 2003;2005). These questions challenge the grounds for a prior claim or action, suggesting that there is no basis for that claim or… read more