Politeness

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  • Importance Of Politeness

    to know the kinds of politeness, address forms, and to analyze the importance of politeness. It was done in Tanah Lot by observing and interviewing methods. There are two positive strategies of politeness used which is proposed by Watts (2003) and the address forms used initial greetings which is proposed by Holmes (2008) by saying their title honorific to make them satisfied. Key words: Politeness, Address Forms, Initial Greetings. I. INTRODUCTION Politeness is one of the important principles in language use. According to Holmes (2008:281), generally speaking politeness involves taking account of the feelings of others. People have to speak politely and need to pay attention to the social values of society.…

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  • The Importance Of Politeness

    while British are more introverted; Chinese have guests-oriented household rules while British prefer property ownership. They can consider each other impolite when one shows off and one implies rules on guests. According to Chiappini and Kádár (2011), since the 1970s, linguistics politeness has been an interesting field to many scholars; and that, politeness research is an independent field in communication studies. Politeness is a very crucial part of our daily communication;…

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  • Politeness In Grice's The Logic Of Politeness

    adjectives are overused. While men tend to talk about politics, sports, money and other masculine topics that do not give them a chance to overuse adjectives. Second is that there is an assumption that when a word becomes so overused it becomes empty (Penelope & Katerina 2003) For the case of politeness, when men communicate with other men, Lakoff (1975) claims…

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  • Example Of Positive Politeness

    2.7 Positive politeness strategies Positive politeness is directed to hearer´s positive face, his “perennial desire that his wants should be thought of as desirable” (Brown & Levinson 1987,101). By using positive politeness strategies, the speaker conveys that they are co-operators with the addressee and that they have a common ground. The scope of strategies is wider than with negative politeness. While negative politeness strategies are used to redress a particular threat posed by the…

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  • Politeness In Chinese Culture

    Linguistics ‘Politeness is considered to be a universal feature of language but it’s pragmatic, linguistic, social, intentional, and conceptual realisations vary considerably across different languages and/or cultures.’ Brief outline of Confucianism - When discussing the topic of politeness in Chinese culture it is important to address the concept of Confucianism and the role that it played in forming what Chinese culture is today. Confucianism can be defined as a way of life that was first…

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  • Essay On Politeness Theory

    How polite can one be when you tell another person you are not interested in meeting romantically, especially since you met each other on an online dating site? When the requested meeting is not desired by the rejecter a tactical response must be given, the response must still save the face of the requester as well as uphold the personal desires of the rejecter. Therefore, it is easier and more manageable to decline a romantic meeting with your online dating counterpart. Because you are not…

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  • Principle Of Politeness

    2.The definition and the principles of politeness 2.1 The definition of politeness What is politeness?It seems to be a simple question, but in fact, it is not as simple as we imagine.In our daily life, people often make judgement about which behavior is polite and which is impolite.For instance, to obey the traffic regulations is considered polite; to interrupt others when they are talking is considered impolite; to offer your seat to the elder on public transportation is polite; to be late on…

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  • Utterances In Spoken Language Essay

    the role of contexts and what is perceived to be (im)politeness by interactants are taken into account, the direct mapping of politeness linguistic strategies onto interactants’ utterances is no longer possible. Taking an example of these three utterances: (1) (a) Pass me the salt. (b) Could you please pass me the salt? (c) Would you be so kind as to pass me the salt? (Locher 2008) Depending on the context these sentences are uttered and also the relationship between interactants, any of these…

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  • Kinship Terms In Vietnamese Politeness

    usage of kinship terms and how these terms influence Vietnamese politeness in different ways. Specifically, how do kinship terms interact with various supporting verbs and modal particles in Vietnamese politeness? Supporting verbs Supportive verbs include performative verbs…

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  • Meg Griffin's Theory Of Politeness

    Impoliteness is a key term for this dissertation since one of the aspects I analyse when characterising Meg Griffin is the bullying that she suffers, a fact that can be strongly attached to impoliteness. But before talking about this concept, it is important to define what politeness means for Lakoff (1989), who argues that “politeness can be defined as a means of minimizing confrontation in discourse – both the possibility of confrontation occurring at all, and the possibility that a…

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