Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Linguistic Politeness

Maha Lounis

Abstract


Linguistic politeness is one of the most significant underpinnings of interactional communication and social everyday life. This article reviews the most important theoretical and analytical frameworks which attempt to conceptualize politeness within and across cultures with the aim to uncover the universality of linguistic politeness.


Keywords


Cross-cultural; Linguistic; Politeness

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2F4324

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