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Conversational Style: Analyzing Talk Among Friends


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This book provides a basic approach to the linguistic analysis of conversation, building toward a theory of the aesthetics of conversation by analyzing spontaneous talk among friends. It sheds light on such issues as pacing, turn-taking, storytelling, and humor, showing the effects on interaction when participants’ conversational styles differ. Its readability makes it suitable for use as a text in discourse analysis at all levels.

Author: Tannen, Deborah

Topic: Psychology
Media: Book
ISBN: 089391200X
Language: English
Pages: 208

Additional information

Weight 0.56 lbs
Dimensions 8.54 × 5.46 × 0.51 in


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