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ERIC Number: EJ457595
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Oh Darn! I'd Love to Come, but I Already Have Plans: Television Invitations as Conversational Models.
Salzman, Ann
IDEAL, v4 p157-86 1989
The degree to which television conversations follow the rules of naturally occurring conversation is investigated. The occurrences of 1 type of pragmatic behavior (the dispreferred behavior of refusing social invitations) in 25 television conversations are compared with a theoretical description of such conversational strategies. (seven references) (JL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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