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Introduction

Geoffrey Leech

in The Pragmatics of Politeness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195341386
eISBN:
9780190225933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341386.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter and the three that follow lay the foundations, within this framework, for the study of politeness. For a start, eight characteristics of politeness are illustrated: politeness as ... More


A Case Study: Apologies

Geoffrey Leech

in The Pragmatics of Politeness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195341386
eISBN:
9780190225933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341386.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter focuses on a particular type of speech event manifesting politeness: the apology. First, the nature of speech-event categories such as apology is investigated. There are rarely ... More


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