• A way of cultural looking at Geisha in case of the film “Memoirs of a Geisha” of Rob Marshall
    Lukas Kopp Intercultural Communication Essay 5. How does it feel when others see you as different- or an outsider? This is very interesting theme for me because I spend previous 7 summers abroad and had the change to meet different cultural, habits and opinions. In 2001 I have been to the US...
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  • Language Change
    Indirectness, Pragmatics, Request speech act, Speech acts (SA) 1. Introduction According to Mey (1998) language is an inseparable part of our daily life. It is a tool used to transmit messages and to communicate ideas, thoughts, and opinions. It is because of language that human being is situated in...
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  • Power, Severity, and Context in Disagreement
    used more markers of positive politeness when disagreeing with students than did peers disagreeing with each other or students disagreeing with professors. Severity of disagreement (Brown and Levinson's rating of imposition) could have two opposite results: in one, politeness was increased to lessen face...
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  • Elements of a Southern Atmosphere in O'Connor's "A Good Man Is Hard to Find" and Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily"
    Georgia Crick Eng 102 Davis Short Story Essay Revision May 6, 2013 Elements of a Southern Atmosphere in O’Connor’s “A Good Man is Hard to Find,” and Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” Though the short stories “A Rose for Emily” and “A Good Man is Hard to Find” differ in plot, theme, voice, and many...
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  • Military Customs
    Customs and courtesies are put in to place to show respect for Non Commissioned Officers and for Officers of all rank. In this essay, I will be writing about the importance of salutes, standing at the correct position when talking to someone higher ranking than yourself, using proper language when talking...
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  • Differences of Doing Business in Sweden and Austria
    Essay: Differences of doing business in Sweden and Austria For analyzing the cultural differences between Austria and Sweden, I searched through the internet and I consulted the literature concerning Hofstede’s dimensions. Doing business in another country requires a sound knowledge of the society...
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  • TengZi
    conversation between us about how to negotiate norms, voice and creativity in our writing and in the negotiations Arianto had to make when writing his own essays and thesis in English and assessing his students’ written works. The article also discusses how my positioning as a writer of two languages and having...
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  • Employee Morale - Productiviyt
    University of Brighton Course: Extended Master’s Programme Teacher: Alex Golding Date: 06/09/2012 Discuss the importance of managing people to gain optimum productivity. Assignment name: Essay Word count:1503 EMA course: BM3 Student name: Vu Bao Ha Ta Student number: 12828154 Nowadays, due to...
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  • Ant 3620 Notes
    Ethnolinguistics Language and Culture v. Linguistics Linguistics: concern for language “as an object of study,” something abstracted from everyday life L & C: concern for the relationship between language, thought, society, and culture Assumptions of Language and Culture How does language affect...
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  • Midterm Writing Assignment
    Midterm Writing Assignment The essay “Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America” illustrates the highly intellectual mind and analytical thinking of the author, Benjamin Franklin. His propose with this essay was to demonstrate people, the White People, who believed that they were superior to...
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  • Thai vs Western Culture
    and acceptance of a person with a different culture. There are some similarities and differences between western culture and eastern culture. This essay will compare and contrast the differences between Thai cultures and Western’s culture (British, Americans etc.) and some similarities between them....
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  • Critical Application Paper
    Critical Thinking Application Paper The intention of this essay is to describe critical thinking and understand the importance of critical thinking as a course of action in which people incessantly polish this skill while habitually thinking clearly with an open mind concerning daily events while leaving...
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  • Analysis of Euphemism from the Perspective of Cooperative Principle and Politeness Principle
    Perspective of Cooperative Principle and Politeness Principle [Abstract]: Euphemism plays an important role in our daily interaction with others. Appropriate use of euphemism guarantees smooth communication between speakers. Likewise, the Cooperative Principle and the Politeness Principle also ensure efficient...
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  • Discovering Emotional Labour
    the right time. This concept can be applied to many aspects of our daily life and when used in terms of it being sold for a wage, Hochschild (1983) define it as emotional labour. By focusing on the service industries, this essay will discuss Hochschild’s account of emotional labour and look into certain...
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  • Mother of a Traitor
    Traitor This story written by Maxim Gorky, is a story of a conflict between 'ambition' characterized by a 'traitor' a brave but heartless son; and 'life 'represented and characterized by the 'Mother of a Traitor', where the heartless son appears with power and prowess, is easily victimized in the hand...
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  • The Importance of Good Manners and Politeness in Today's World[1]
    Good manners are a politeness to others. In essence, good manners mean you don't make others uncomfortable around you. It's not just eating quietly and neatly, it's paying attention to the person who is talking to you, not gossiping, laughing even if the joke isn't funny. In the following few minutes...
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  • Audit in Organizational Behavior Context
    «Audit in an Organizational Behavior context» Table of contents Essay description ................................................................................................................. 3 Introduction......................................................................................
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  • Drawing Spirituality
    observing the human psyche. How can society reach a better understanding of life that simply cannot be explained in one or two short sentences? How can letting go of the natural fear of jealousy be easily managed? Why is politeness and showing great hospitality towards guests so important? Is creativity...
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  • Canada's Injustice System
    Canada’s Injustice System Canada is known for a multitude of wholesome characteristics, politeness being at the top of the list. Being a Canadian citizen all my life, I have found this to be an accurate stereotype. In the places I have visited around the world, but mostly by...
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  • pragamatics
    4 The co-operative principle and implicature 25 5 More on implicatures 33 6 Speech acts 42 7 More about speech acts 50 8 Politeness 60 9 Making sense 71 10 Exploring pragmatics: projects Answers to further exercises Bibliography index 80 84 92 94 For Patch ...
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