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Conversational Style: Analyzing Talk Among Friends
     

Conversational Style: Analyzing Talk Among Friends

by Deborah Tannen, Judith Green, Cynthia Wallat
 

ISBN-10: 0893911887

ISBN-13: 9780893911881

Pub. Date: 01/01/1984

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book provides a basic approach to the linguistic analysis of conversation, building toward a theory of the aesthetics of conversation by analyzing spontaneous talk among friends. It sheds light on such issues as pacing, turn-taking, storytelling, and humor, showing the effects on interaction when participants' conversational styles differ. Its readability

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This book provides a basic approach to the linguistic analysis of conversation, building toward a theory of the aesthetics of conversation by analyzing spontaneous talk among friends. It sheds light on such issues as pacing, turn-taking, storytelling, and humor, showing the effects on interaction when participants' conversational styles differ. Its readability makes it suitable for use as a text in discourse analysis at all levels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780893911881
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1984
Series:
Language and Learning for Human Service Professions Series
Pages:
198
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.63(d)

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