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2. When interruptions in a mixed-sex conversation happen, the pause afterwards is longer than a pause in a single-sex conversation. Who said this?

  • East
  • Jespersen
  • Zimmerman and West
  • Brown and Levinson

3. Who studied about how a person saves face or threatens someone else's face?

  • Holmes
  • Tannen
  • Goffman
  • Komarovsky

4. Which theorist suggests that women are less effective in their language?

  • Cameron
  • Jespersen
  • Goffman
  • Labov

5. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Fairclough
  • Brown
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Lakoff

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