addressee


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one to whom something is addressed

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Most importantly, the government must stop positioning the terrorist PKK as the sole addressee or representative of the Kurds.
Pip says what he says in such a way as to imply that there is knowledge already held on the part of the addressee that goes beyond what Pip talks about, and which will directly enable the addressee to arrive at a perspective for what Pip says.
Here the speaker begins by strongly directing, even commanding, the addressee to "Look in my face; my name is Might-have-been" (l.
Expectation gaps -- where the speaker and addressee, often unbeknownst to either, have goals and assumptions that differ in critical respects
Where the addressee needs to get back in touch, offer a stimulus for an early response, possibly a discount or free gift.
Every letter, once it has been received, constitutes a new moment or event in the relationship between the addresser and the addressee.
One is the so-called "addressee-directed" illocutionary act, aimed at hearers in their roles as addressees, including all the traditional classes of illocutionary acts.
The twelfth sonnet in Petrarch's Canzoniere influenced these two poems; each projects the poem's youthful addressee into an imagined future of faded beauty and regret.
Sir, the item here enclosed is returned to sender because refused by the rightful addressee.
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 (227).
Arnold has now presented a study of these letters in the conviction that not only is genre important for assessing the views of a letter-writer but also the addressee.
I hated to deliver it to the addressee because it was so touching.
The poet, however, seems less interested in the reader's elucidation and chooses to focus instead on personal, immediate communion with the poem's addressee.
further sees biblical speech acts as "transactions" that mandate specific obligations and attitudes for both speaker and addressee.
Live's music does usually requires the listener to be aware beforehand that Kowalczyk's addressee is his God.