Pragmatic aspects of gender-specific compliments in the English language culture
... The author uses modern fiction as an object of research. Linguistic manifestations of gender characteristics are analysed against the target-related orientation of the complimentary utterances. The author concludes that the overwhelming majority of compliments are paid from men to women. Hence, gender characteristics of the speaker manifest themselves in his language behaviour in general and in producing compliments in particular.
1. Кирилина А., Томская М. Лингвистические ...
Age-related characteristics of English, American, and Russian compliments
In this article, I identify and analyse the linguistic features of the generation and perception of compliments by people of different age identities from English, American and Russian cultures. Language is not the same across different age groups, which necessitates a thorough examination of age-related parameters in language and the identification ...
The linguistic and stylistic means of expressing identity in com¬plimentary phrases (based on modern English, American, and Russian fiction)
... Conran Sh. Tiger Eyes. L., 1994.
9. Eugenides J. Middlesex // Большая онлайн-библиотека. URL: http://www. e-reading.biz/bookreader.php/70922/Eugenides_-_Middlesex.html (дата обращения: 12.02.2013).
compliment, age-related identity, mature age-related identity, youth age-related identity, English culture, American culture, Russian culture.
The illocutionary aims of the positive-evaluative speech acts (in English artistic discourse)
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Bigunova N. A.
evaluation, speech act, approval, praise, compliment, flattery.