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Authors/Editors: Georgakopoulou, Alexandra
Title: “Self-presentation and interactional alliances in e-mail discourse: the style- and code-switches of Greek messages.”
Year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford: Blackwell
Pages: pp. 141-164
Publication type: Article in journal
In: Leiv Egil Breivik, International Journal of Applied Linguistics 7:2
DOI: 10.1111/j.1473-4192.1997.tb00112.x
Language: English
Keyword(s): code-switching ; e-mail communication ; ethnography of speaking ; self-presentation ; style
Annotation: This paper uses a framework based on interactional sociolinguistics and ethnography of communication to examine self-presentation and interactional alliances in Greek e-mail discourse. The frame for the main contextualization cues in the data is provided by certain patterns of recurrent style- and code-switches.