Pragmatic Functions of Arabic and English Imperatives – The Case of Surat Al-Hashr
This study discusses imperatives in Arabic and English discourses. It tackles the forms of the imperatives. In addition, it emphasizes the explicit meaning of an imperative structure. Furthermore, it analyses the different pragmatic functions of the various imperative forms. Data of this study are extracted from Surat Al-Hashr [59] within the Glorious Qur’an and their translated equivalents into English by ... Read more