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Doing Aristocratic Business: Affiliative Politeness and the Politeness of Respect

Jon Hall

in Politeness and Politics in Cicero's Letters

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195329063
eISBN:
9780199870233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329063.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines in detail seven letters from Cicero's correspondence in order to establish some of the conventions of linguistic politeness typically used in more formal epistolary exchanges ... More


A President Involved

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0041
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In response to a public perception of brutality and dishonest play in American football, President Theodore Roosevelt is persuaded to intervene, and he invites coaches and graduate leaders from the ... More


SFBT with Survivors of War and International Conflict

Stephen M. Langer

in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with Clients Managing Trauma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190678784
eISBN:
9780190678814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678784.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter examines how SFBT can help individuals or groups that have been affected by war or internal conflict overcome and deal with challenges inherent in their circumstances. SFBT is an ... More


Other Politeness-sensitive Speech Events

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/9780195341386.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter covers a range of speech events that are liable to involve politeness: offers, invitations, and undertakings; compliments and criticisms; thanks; agreement and disagreement; advice and ... More


Compliment Responses: Notes on the Co-operation of Multiple Constraints

Anita Pomerantz

in Asking and Telling in Conversation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780190927431
eISBN:
9780197522875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927431.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Giving a compliment involves offering a positive assessment of an attribute, action, or accomplishment for which the recipient is seen to be responsible. In responding to compliments, recipients are ... More


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