The Grammar of Autobiography: A Developmental Account

The Grammar of Autobiography: A Developmental Account

by Jean Quigley


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138003453
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/08/2015
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. The Discursive Self. Modal Auxiliaries, Subjectivity, and the Self. The Study: A Developmental Linguistic Investigation of Modal Auxiliaries in Children's Autobiographical Accounts. Part I: Modal Grammar in the Construction of the Self. A Sense of Responsibility: Can a Sense of Commitment: Will. Part II: The Grammar of Autobiographical Narrative. A Sense of Location. Part III: Constructing a Narrative Identity. Accounting for Oneself: The Discourse of Agency. Evaluating Oneself: The Discourse of Morality. Conclusion. Appendix.

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