Linguistic politeness in Britain and Uruguay : a contrastive study of requests and apologies /

The first well-researched contrastive pragmatic analysis of requests and apologies in British English and Uruguayan Spanish. It takes the form of a cross-cultural corpus-based analysis using male and female native speakers of each language and systematically alternating the same social variables in...

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Author / Creator:Márquez-Reiter, Rosina.
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2000.
Description:1 online resource (xvii, 225 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 83
Pragmatics & beyond ; new ser. 83.
Subject:English language -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Spanish.
Spanish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
Spanish language -- Social aspects -- Uruguay.
Language and culture -- Great Britain.
Social interaction -- Great Britain.
Language and culture -- Uruguay.
Social interaction -- Uruguay.
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Apologizing.
Courtesy.
Anglais (Langue) -- Aspect social -- Grande-Bretagne.
Anglais (Langue) -- Grammaire comparée -- Espagnol.
Espagnol (Langue) -- Grammaire comparée -- Anglais.
Espagnol (Langue) -- Aspect social -- Uruguay.
Langage et culture -- Grande-Bretagne.
Interaction sociale -- Grande-Bretagne.
Langage et culture -- Uruguay.
Interaction sociale -- Uruguay.
Actes de parole.
Excuses.
Courtoisie.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics.
Apologizing.
Courtesy.
English language -- Grammar, Comparative -- Spanish.
English language -- Social aspects.
Language and culture.
Manners and customs.
Social interaction.
Spanish language -- Grammar, Comparative -- English.
Spanish language -- Social aspects.
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Great Britain -- Social life and customs.
Uruguay -- Social life and customs.
Grande-Bretagne -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Uruguay -- Moeurs et coutumes.
Great Britain.
Uruguay.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11127938
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ISBN:0585462542
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9027251029
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-222) and index.
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Summary:The first well-researched contrastive pragmatic analysis of requests and apologies in British English and Uruguayan Spanish. It takes the form of a cross-cultural corpus-based analysis using male and female native speakers of each language and systematically alternating the same social variables in both cultures. The data are elicited from a non-prescriptive open role-play yielding requests and apologies. The analysis of the speech acts is based on an adaptation of the categorical scheme developed by Blum-Kulka et al. (1989). The results show that speakers of English and Spanish differ in their.
Other form:Print version: Márquez-Reiter, Rosina. Linguistic politeness in Britain and Uruguay. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2000 158811015X 9027251029