Some Specifics on FTAs and Responses to Them in Georgian: a Cross-Gender Perspective

Marine Levidze

Abstract


This paper examines research investigating gender-different responses to Face-Threaten­ing Acts in speech acts in Georgia. The speech acts under analysis in this paper are ex­tracts from actual Georgian interactions. The research is conducted only on cross-gender conversations. Surveys based on quantitative comparisons have been made on a social network for additional support of the results.


Keywords


Politeness; Face; FTA; Responses; Gender; Georgian

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