A Comprehensive Review of Compliment Responses among ‎Iranian Persian Speakers

Ali Derakhshan; Zohreh R. Eslami; Azizeh Chalak

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 28-48

Abstract
  Given the importance of complimenting and responding to compliments in everyday interactions, several studies have investigated the strategies used to compliment and also to respond to compliments. This systematic study offers a thorough review of research on Compliment Responses (CRs) in the Persian ...  Read More

Cultuling Analysis: A New Methodology for Discovering Cultural Memes

Reza Pishghadam; Shima Ebrahimi; Ali Derakhshan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , September 2020, , Pages 17-34

Abstract
  The close relationship between language and culture has been highlighted by scholars in sociology, sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, psychology, and linguistics. They postulate that language is a tool to instantiate cultural concepts and delineate how individuals perceive the world. Regarding ...  Read More