Penelope Brown is a linguist and scholar of the culture of indigenous groups such as Maya and Tzeltal. She is also behind the politeness theory which explains how "the face" can be threatened or preserved.

Penelope Brown is a linguist and scholar of the culture of indigenous groups such as Maya and Tzeltal. She is also behind the politeness theory which explains how "the face" can be threatened or preserved.

Politeness Theory

Politeness assumes that we all have face, and we all have face wants and needs. Further, there are different types of face threatened in various face-threatening acts, and sometimes the face threats are to the hearer, while other times they are to the spe

Culturally Speaking: Culture Communication And Politeness Theory 2 Edition PDF

Culturally Speaking: Culture Communication And Politeness Theory 2 Edition PDF

Politeness theory - Wikipedia

Politeness theory - Wikipedia

Politeness theory - Wikipedia

Politeness theory - Wikipedia

This is a pretty extreme example of the Off Record approach from Politeness theory to try and hint to a guy to leave alone his date because the date was bad

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Culturally Speaking: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory

Culturally Speaking: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory (Paperback)

Culturally Speaking: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory

I have this theory that gross men are so used to being ignored and told off that when you show them any level of decent is literally the most interest they've received in years

Women aren't nice to you because they like you, and treating women like people doesn't make you the "nice guy" who is entitled to have her

Politeness Theory

Politeness Theory

that guy must feel stupid - mister you should've done your research

"not that you're the genius" BAM! - Mayim Bialik is the coolest actress on the Big Bang Theory.

The difference between the way men and women speak to each other

The difference between the way men and women speak to each other

I just love the polite intellectual commentary

I knew there was something suspicious waluigi, sportacus, robbie, rotten see the resemblance! mario games and lazy town what a childhood!

Culturally Speaking Second Edition: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory

Culturally Speaking Second Edition: Culture, Communication and Politeness Theory

Crowley. He's a British demon who hates the Winchester brothers, who crossed into Doctor Who, and became an American who protected the world from these creepers. It doesn't get much better than that, kids.

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