Advisor

LaRay Barna

Date of Award

1987

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Speech Communication

Department

Speech Communication

Physical Description

1 online resource (103 p.)

Subjects

Japanese language -- Honorific, Sociolinguistics -- Japan

Abstract

This descriptive study focuses on expressions of politeness in the Japanese language and their relevance to social structure and intercultural communication. The study is designed to help students of the Japanese language learn rules of politeness which fall outside the domain of grammatical rules.

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Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/21720

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