The conditional form in (12) suggests that the speaker is not actually giving advice but merely pondering what his advice would be if the addressee
was involved in a negative situation.
In requests, mitigators are used to persuade the addressee
into compliance by appealing to his willingness to help the speaker.
But there are other features of this sentence that Leech does not draw attention to, and that suggest that Pip is again (or still) speaking of things that he assumes are not news for the addressee
within an assumed communicative relationship where complete understanding belongs at least as much with the addressee
as with the speaker.
The speaker assumes in this rhetorical question that the addressee
regrets his forgetfulness, his failure "to remember yet" (l.
Communicate in context, with every meeting and every memo containing both organizational elements and local elements, so that addressees
know how the new information will affect them.
Onesimus is cast as an individual whose current value is distinctly different from his former (known) value, which was familiar to the addressees
of the letter.
Analysts working from a normative pragmatic perspective view addressees
as autonomous agents who are free to meet, ignore, or evade these forces, that is, to confront negative consequences or forego positive consequences.
In advertising, communication takes place in a context where cooperation between sender and addressee
is not at all guaranteed and this factor hinders the communicative process.
Clark and Carlson claim that in such cases, when each hearer has an equal potential of being an addressee
, the "equipotentiality principle" applies.
Where Yeats's approach toward his addressee
is gentle and affectionate, Ronsard's approach is arrogant and critical.
Here seventeenth-century scholarly correspondence is discussed as a means of communication with detailed attention to style, tone, forms of address, contents, and quantity in the letter to suit the character of the addressee
The poetic narrator speaks about the addressee
of the poem as a literary construct, totally dependent on her.