1. Impoliteness: The Ghanaian Standpoint

Rachel Thompson; Kofi Agyekum

Volume 4, 1 (Special Issue on African Cultures & Languages) , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 20-33

Abstract
  This paper highlights the folk perception of impoliteness among Ghanaians in view of Watts’ (2003) notion of first order impoliteness. The study showed that impoliteness is not just an opposite of politeness, but the manifestation of non-cooperation, disapproval, and mutual antipathy through certain ...  Read More