Changed and unchanged views: A corpus of persuasive practices on the subreddit CMV

Thomas C. Messerli (University of Basel)

30 November, 2021

This talk explores aspects of corpus building for a particular purpose and of corpus-based linguistic pragmatic research on the example of data from the subreddit CMV, where original posters invite commenters to change their view.

In lecture series Linguistik im digitalen Zeitalter (‘linguistics in the digital age’, organised by Heike Behrens).

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