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ERIC Number: EJ577527
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0021-3020
Strategie di rifuto in Italiano: uno studio etnografico (Refusal Strategies in Italian: An Ethnographic Study).
Frescura, Marina
Italica, v74 n4 p542-59 Win 1997
After reviewing previous research on speech acts, this article describes a study that analyzed the behavior of speakers of standard Italian in refusing an offer of food. The importance of "face" is explained, and the refusal strategies are classified into four categories: explicit, tactical, decisive, and conclusive. (CFM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: Italian
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