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Query:   Pragmatics Reference
Author:  Fay Wouk
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Pragmatics

Summary:   LAST WEEK I POSTED A QUERY SEEKING A LOST REFERENCE (LINGUIST
14.3299).

>DATE: WED, 26 NOV 2003 18:57:23 -0500 (EST)
>FROM: FAY WOUK
>SUBJECT: NEED REFERENCE - CROSS-CULTURAL PRAGMATICS
>
>
>I READ AN ARTICLE A FEW YEARS AGO WHICH COMPARED NATURALLY OCCURRING
>DATA WITH ROLE PLAY, AND POSSIBLY ALSO WITH DCT DATA, FOCUSSING, AS I
>REMEMBER, ON THE SPEECH ACT OF EXPRESSION OF GRATITUDE. THE FINDINGS
>WERE TO THE EFFECT THAT NATURALLY OCCURRING INSTANCES TOOK MORE TURNS
>AND WERE MORE ELABORATE THAN THE ROLE PLAYS. I'VE MISPLACED MY
>REFERENCE, AND WOULD APPRECIATE IT IF ANYONE CAN SUPPLY SAME.
>

I WOULD LIKE TO THANKK CÉSAR FÉLIX-BRASDEFER FOR
IDENTIFYING THE ARTICLE FOR ME.

>EISENSTEIN, MIRIAM, AND JEAN BODMAN. 1986. I
>VERY APPRECIATE: EXPRESSIONS OF GRATITUDE BY
>NATIVE AND NONNATIVE SPEAKERS OF AMERICAN
>ENGLISH. APPLIED LINGUISTICS 7: 167-185.
>
>EISENSTEIN, MIRIAM, AND JEAN BODMAN. 1993.
>EXPRESSING GRATITUDE IN AMERICAN ENGLISH. IN
>INTERLANGUAGE PRAGMATICS, ED. G. KASPER AND S.
>BLUM-KULKA, 64-81. NEW YORK: OXFORD UNIVERSITY
>PRESS
>

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DR. FAY WOUK
SENIOR LECTURER IN LINGUISTICS
DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED LANGUAGE STUDIES AND LINGUISTICS
UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND
PRIVATE BAG 92019
AUCKLAND
NEW ZEALAND
F.WOUK@AUCKLAND.AC.NZ

LL Issue: 14.3457
Date Posted: 12-Dec-2003
Original Query: Read original query