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What is a sequence?

 

Definition
 

A sequence is a unit of conversation that consists of two or more adjacent and functionally related turns.

Kinds
  Here are some kinds of sequences:
 
Sources
 

McLaughlin 1984 169

 

Hopper, Koch, and Mandelbaum 1986 170


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