English - Language And Power

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Allusion - Developed Themes

Child Directed Speech - Speech Aimed at children, include examples of repetition and initiation

Collocations - E.g. Father

Conditionals - "if" they offer possibility

Constraints - Powerful participants in conversation, Will be more likely to interrupt

Deontic Modality - Modal Auxiliary Verbs, show necessity and obligation to go a certain thing

Epistemic Modality - Modal auxiliary verb that shows Possibility and gives an opinion

Face threatening Act - An Act that can be interoperated as Rude and can make someone feel uncomfortable

Holding the Floor - Dominant Speaker, leaves little time for other to speak

Ideology - Belief systems and attitudes held by an


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