Maintaining Conversations: The Face Theory

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Theorist: Brown and Levison
2 aspects of ‘face’
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What are the 2 aspects of ‘face’
Positive face and Negative face
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Positive
individual desires, social approval, being included
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Negative
individuals assets heir need to be independent and make their own decisions.
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After starting school….
Children developed increased sensitivity to the needs of their listener. They develop a greater understanding of when to use a formal register and when to use an informal register.
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Theorist: Bancroft
Peek a boo - Turn Taking...Infer (pig) not literally an animal – pig meaning an insult. Evidence = both ways = dependant on context – can’t see angrily on phone – pick up meaning = face to face gestures = child don’t up on this when on the phone.
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Phone example: Is there someone there = able to infer literally
= No – can’t infer literally
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Children use implication not literally =
Anya go up on her own implication = negative form
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Keri learns politeness by copying her mum = Keri will show you
I will show you = Theorist: Skinner – Behavioural Theory
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What are the 2 aspects of ‘face’

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Positive face and Negative face

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After starting school….

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