1. Critical Discourse Analysis of Hedges and Boosters in Iranian TV Election Debates of Presidential Candidates

Seyedeh Elham Elhambakhsh; Masoome Jalalian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2015, , Pages 31-40


  To win the attention of the audience, presidential candidates rely on their own rhetorical methods. Hedges and boosters as metadiscourse markers have been the focus of many studies as the communicative strategies enabling speakers to soften the force of utterances or moderate their assertive force. TV ...  Read More