To take a stance: a developmental study of the use of pronouns and passives in spoken and written narrative and expository texts in Dutch

@inproceedings{Hell2005ToTA,
  title={To take a stance: a developmental study of the use of pronouns and passives in spoken and written narrative and expository texts in Dutch},
  author={Janet G. van Hell and Ludo Verhoeven and Marjan Tak and Moniek van Oosterhout},
  year={2005}
}
Discourse stance as expressed by the use of pronouns and passive-voice constructions is examined in two different text genres, narrative and expository text, produced in speech and writing by four groups of Dutch speakers: 9–10 year olds, 11–12 year olds, 15–16 year olds, and adults. In the pronoun analyses, the distribution and use of personal, impersonal, indefinite impersonal (pro)nominals, and demonstrative pronouns were examined. These quantitative analyses were supplemented with… CONTINUE READING

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