publication . Article . 2017

Persuasion, Politeness and Relational Models

Świątek, Jerzy;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Styles of Communication (issn: 2065-7943, eissn: 2067-564X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Bucharest Publishing House
  • Country: Poland
Abstract
Politeness Theory, just like Grice’s Cooperative Principle, points out that pragmatic analysis of language behaviour has to be grounded in extra-linguistic facts of social (or even biological) nature. Additionally, despite the slightly misleading label, Politeness Theory provides a sound methodology to explain some persuasive as well as politeness phenomena. In the same vein, the so called Relational Model Theory provides another theoretical framework for the explanation of persuasive phenomena and persuasive language. Both Relational Model Theory and Politeness Theory show that persuasion is also to be understood as a rational response to not-so-rational social...
Subjects
free text keywords: pragmatics, communication, face-work, Politeness Theory, Relational Models Theory, Philology. Linguistics, P1-1091, Communication. Mass media, P87-96
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publication . Article . 2017

Persuasion, Politeness and Relational Models

Świątek, Jerzy;