‘bien entendu’ vs ‘naturellement’: deux façons de désubjectiviser le dire

Authors

  • Elena Vladimirskaia University of Latvia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5617/osla.183

Abstract

Our study focuses on how the discourse markers (DM) participate in the construction of discursive alterity. In our approach, the DM builds, for an assertion, a guarantor with its own semantics, which is the semantics of the lexical element constituting the basis of DM. Naturellement and bien entendu build referential value which ”disempowers” the speaker as a guarantor of his words. This desubjectivation is realized differently in each case analyzed, and is determined by the semantic identity of the DM. In this article we analyze how the DM build modulated commitment of the speaker in his role as the guarantor, convened by the semantics of the DM in the ”disresponsibilization” of the speaker as a guarantor of his own words.

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