The article describes discourse features of some of the most common hedges observed in modern English and explores their communicative impact on the utterance.
The paper presents a comparative analysis of means expressing the modal meaning of supposition in English.
The topicality of the present study is that it opens new scientific areas in stylistics and corpus studies.
The article explores persuasive techniques considered useful in terms of changing post-communicative behavior.
The present article is aimed at studying the notion of hedging, the frequency of hedges and their functions in academic writing.