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  • Created on: 14-12-12 15:03
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  • Pragmatics
    • Parents model politeness "say please" "say thank you" because it's really important for social interaction and politeness extends to the way conversations are maintained. If a child breaches Grice's Maxims of manner then a conversation may be cut short etc
    • Grice's Maxims : Quantity  Quality, Relevance and Manner. If one of these are breached then there's an implicture and there may be a break down in communication
    • Positive face  is where there's the desire for social approval and to be included "I know I wasn't invited but could I come along?"
    • Negative face is where there's a need to be independent and make their own decisions "I'm coming tonight"


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