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Examining Linguistic Politeness Phenomena

  • Rosina Márquez Reiter
  • María Elena Placencia

Abstract

The last twenty to thirty years have seen a proliferation of studies in linguistic politeness (Kasper, 1996). The increasing interest in this area has led some scholars to see politeness as a sub-discipline of pragmatics (Thomas, 1995).

Keywords

Social Distance Sociocultural Perspective Negative Face Positive Face Politeness Model 
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Copyright information

© Rosina Márquez Reiter and María Elena Placencia 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rosina Márquez Reiter
    • 1
  • María Elena Placencia
    • 2
  1. 1.University of SurreyUK
  2. 2.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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