n.1.Repetition of one's self or of one's acts; the saying or doing what one has already said or done.
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In our study, the participants always used self-repetition as an answer to a confirmation check or to a clarification request made by their partner, as in Example 11.
In all cases self-repetition was used to provide an answer to a clarification request or confirmation check and, on the other hand, other repetition was used to show their acceptance or not of a question formulated by their partner in order to guess the mystery object.
and their views on personal style versus self-repetition.
Finally, indirect coping devices such as self-repetition, code-switching: L1 structure words, and other-repetition were also observed to be used by the participants.
Auden's exuberance, wit, seemingly natural dramatic and lyric gifts, "inventive powers, both in language and form," and ability "to avoid either self-repetition or self-parody," continued to impress Bogan.
It seems that the effects of self-repetition depend on its ability to allude to exchanges between two speakers.
This comes at the point where Condivi praises Michelangelo's extraordinary visual memory and avoidance of self-repetition.
Among the topics are the effect of task and topic on opportunity of use in learner corpora, investigating the effect of the study-abroad variable on learner output: a pseudo-longitudinal study of spoken German learner English, self-repetitions in learners' spoken language: a corpus-based study, and beyond frequencies: investigating the semantic and stylistic features of phrasal verbs in a three-year longitudinal study corpus by Chinese university students.
hesitations, self-repetitions, self-corrections) showing their difficulties in communicating and their efforts to put their thoughts into words.
Shakespeare's Self-Repetitions and King John"; Everett, Barbara, "Inside Othello"; Berry, Herbert, "The View of London from the North and the Playhouses in Holywell"; Rocklin, Edward L.