Language and Power

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What is politeness?
Speaking to someone with respect
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Who developed a theory of politeness and what year?
Brown and Levison - 1987
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What are 4 of Grices' maxims?
Quality, Quanity, Relevance and Manner
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What is turn taking?
Conversational analysis is the analysis of the discourse of a conversation
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What is power linked to?
Social class, Occupation, Formality
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What are the 7 methods?
Lexis, Grammar, Graphology, Pragmatics, Semantics, Discourse and Phonetics.
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Who developed a theory of politeness and what year?

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Brown and Levison - 1987

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What are 4 of Grices' maxims?

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What is turn taking?

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What is power linked to?

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