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Communication Accommodation Theory

Edited by Howard Giles

Most people modify their ways of speaking, writing, texting, and e-mailing, and so on, according to the people with whom they are communicating. This fascinating book asks why we 'accommodate' to others in this way, and explores the various social consequences arising from it.


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Query:   Phatic Communion
Author:  Ann Jorid Klungervik Greenall
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics

Summary:   HI,

I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED TO MY QUERY CONCERNING PHATIC
COMMUNION. THE KEY REFERENCE - I.E. THE ONE THAT ANSWERS THE QUESTION 'WHO
*INTRODUCED* THE TERM PHATIC COMMUNION' - IS THE FOLLOWING:

MALINOWSKI (1923) 'THE PROBLEM OF MEANING IN PRIMMITIVE LANGUAGES'.
SUPPLEMENT TO C. K. OGDEN AND I. A. RICHARDS (EDS.) THE MEANING OF MEANING:
A STUDY OF THE INFLUENCE OF LANGUAGE UPON THOUGHT AND THE SCIENCE OF
SYMBOLISM (PP. 451-510). LONDON: ROUTLEDGE & KEGAN PAUL.


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LL Issue: 10.509
Date Posted: 08-Apr-1999
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