Conversational Style: Analyzing Talk Among Friends (Hardback)Deborah Tannen (author)
Hardback 198 Pages / Published: 01/01/1984
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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.
Number of pages: 198
Weight: 417 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 15 mm
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