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Reformulating place

  • This report examines what can be accomplished in conversation by reformulating a reference to a place using the practices of repair. It is based on an analysis of a collection of place references situated in second pair parts of adjacency pairs taken from a wide range of field recordings of talk-in-interaction. Not surprisingly, place references are sometimes reformulated so as to indicate a misspeaking or in pursuit of recipient recognition. At other times, however, we show that place references can be reformulated to more adequately implement the action of a turn in prosecuting the course of action of which it is a part. In these cases repairing a place reference can target a source of trouble associated with implementing the action of a turn at talk, and thus reformulating place can serve as a practical resource for accomplishing a range of interactional tasks. We conclude with a more complex case in which two reformulations are deployed in responding to a so-called ‘double-barrelled’ initiating action.

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Author:Celia Kitzinger, Gene H. Lerner, Jörg ZinkenGND, Sue Wilkinson, Heidi Kevoe-Feldmann, Sonja Ellis
URN:urn:nbn:de:bsz:mh39-52785
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pragma.2013.05.007
ISSN:0378-2166
Parent Title (English):Journal of Pragmatics
Publisher:Elsevier
Place of publication:Amsterdam
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Year of first Publication:2013
Date of Publication (online):2016/09/19
Publicationstate:Postprint
Reviewstate:Peer-review
Tag:Action formation; Conversation analysis; Formulation; Place reference; Repair; Turn design; Word selection
GND Keyword:Konversationsanalyse; Korrektur; Sprecherwechsel; Wortwahl
Volume:53
First Page:43
Last Page:50
Dewey Decimal Classification:400 Sprache / 410 Linguistik
Linguistics-Classification:Gesprächsforschung / Gesprochene Sprache
Open Access?:Ja
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung - Nicht kommerziell - Keine Bearbeitungen 4.0 International