Université de Neuchâtel

Les modalités de représentation du discours dans Diderot et d’Alembert en comparaison avec deux encyclopédies du 21ème siècle: Universalis et Wikipédia

Ricci, Claudia ; Rossari, Corinne ; Dolamic, Ljiljana

In: Revue Tranel (Travaux neuchâtelois de linguistique), 2018, vol. 69, p. 75-98

This paper aims at exploring some of the possible ways in which represented discourse (defined as the representation of a content whose source can either be the speaker itself or a third party) manifests itself in Diderot and D'Alembert's Encyclopédie in comparison with two different encyclopedic works from the 21st century. To do so, we take into account two possible variation...

Université de Neuchâtel

Devoir et l'évidentialité en français et en roumain

Rossari, Corinne ; Cojocariu, Corina ; Ricci, Claudia ; Spiridon, Adriana

In: Discours : Revue de linguistique, psycholinguistique et informatique, 2007, vol. 1, p. 1-14

The French verb devoir has a lexical value (referring to the notion of debt) and several modal values. The analysis proposed will posit that any modal value of devoir codes a form of evidentiality. Devoir indicates that the speaker has motivated his/her utterance by making it depend on a source that coincides with a rule or a fact. Data provided by Romanian and diachronic...