Motivating speech in Tolstoy's novel «Anna Karenina»

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The article deals with motivating utterances in Tolstoy's novel «Anna Karenina». We propose a classification scheme of semantic motivation field. Some features pointing to different kinds of motivation are identified. We analyze examples of individual speech acts related to 3 distributed groups with shades of other types of motivation. The totality of means of their expression is being considered.

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- Li Ling

Pushkin state russian language institute

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Pushkin state russian language institute


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