Politeness in Britain: It's only a suggestion

Miranda Stewart, Leo Hickey (Editor), Miranda Stewart (Editor)

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    Abstract

    Study of language in Britain and how it is often geared towards negative politeness. Areas covered include types of politeness, forms of address, negotiation and 'small-talk' in various contexts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPoliteness in Europe
    Pages116-130
    Number of pages14
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Keywords

    • language
    • United Kingdom
    • british language
    • lingustics
    • politeness
    • forms of address

    Cite this

    Stewart, M., Hickey, L. (Ed.), & Stewart, M. (Ed.) (2005). Politeness in Britain: It's only a suggestion. In Politeness in Europe (pp. 116-130)