Responding to compliments in German and American English


Term Paper, 2013

16 Pages, Grade: 2,7


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Table of contents:

1. Introduction

2. Theoretical background
2.1.What is politeness?
2.2.What is a compliment?
2.3.Brown and Levinson’s theory of politeness
2.4.Leech’s politeness principle

3. Methodology

4. Findings
4.1.The American English results
4.2.The German results

5. Discussion

6. Conclusion

7. Bibliography

8. Appendix

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Title
Responding to compliments in German and American English
College
University of Dusseldorf "Heinrich Heine"
Grade
2,7
Author
Year
2013
Pages
16
Catalog Number
V369267
ISBN (eBook)
9783668478473
ISBN (Book)
9783668478480
File size
416 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Compliments, German, American English, Politeness, Comparison, Opinion Poll, Cultural Difference
Quote paper
Bachelor of Arts Kristina Grasmik (Author), 2013, Responding to compliments in German and American English, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/369267

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