1. Politeness Orientation in Social Hierarchies in Urdu

Shazia Kousar

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2015, , Pages 85-96

Abstract
  The present research is aimed at investigating how the politeness of the speakers of Urdu is influenced by their relative social status in society. The researcher took politeness theory of Brown and Levinson (1978, 1987) as a model. To observe politeness of Urdu speakers, speech act of apology with different ...  Read More