Language & Gender Theories

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    • Goffman
      • Positive face - Desire to be approved, liked, appreciated.
        • Threatened by dsiapproval, disagreement, accusations or interruptions.
      • Negative face - Desire to be independant.
        • Threatened by giving orders, requests and advice.
      • Brown & Levinson: Politeness
        • Pos. Politeness - compliments,interest, jokes, agreement.
        • Neg. Politeness - being pessimistic, being indirect, being apologetic.

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