Directness and Indirectness Across Cultures

This book analyses the complex relationship between directness, indirectness, politeness and impoliteness. Definitions of directness and indirectness are discussed and problematised from a discursive theoretical perspective

Main Authors: Mills, Sara, Grainger, Karen (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
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Summary:This book analyses the complex relationship between directness, indirectness, politeness and impoliteness. Definitions of directness and indirectness are discussed and problematised from a discursive theoretical perspective
Physical Description:IX, 177 p online resource
ISBN:9781137340399