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LINGUIST List 23.1839

Wed Apr 11 2012

Qs: Politeness/Impoliteness Strategies in Interviews

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Date: 10-Apr-2012
From: Amy Cashian <amycash87yahoo.co.uk>
Subject: Politeness/Impoliteness Strategies in Interviews
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I am doing an MA dissertation examining politeness and impoliteness
strategies used within political interviews (e.g. Jeremy Paxman interviews)

I was wondering if anyone is aware of any research published which has
looked at a similar subject i.e. politeness/ impoliteness strategies used in any
form of interviews.

I am particulary interested in when interviews go ''wrong'' and there are
arguments or conflicts.

Any help that may point me in the right direction of some papers would be
gratefully recieved as I have examined the literature and am struggling to find
anything

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics

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