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Title: The Influence of Age in the Indirectness of Women’s Speech
Other Titles: Women in Aoulef as a Case Study
Authors: Bassoudi, Rahma
Keywords: indirectness
speech-style
age
women
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: University of Adrar
Abstract: Abstract This study aims to investigate how the women of Aoulef use indirectness and the reason behind it. Data were collected by using recordings, observations and note taking during conversations. The sample has been selected based on women’s age (18-25, 26-35, 36-50, and 51-70) and the similarities which they share in topics and speech style. This study revealed that politeness, humour, self-protection and face-saving are the major motives to use indirectness. Old women claimed that the use of indirectness in speech shows the wisdom and the intelligence of the individuals and their societies. Thus, the results indicate that indirectness is increased with the increase of age
URI: http://www.univ-adrar.dz:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/184
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