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The Cultural Semantics of Forms of Address: A Contrastive Study Between English and Italian



This study analyses forms of address from both a semantic and cultural point of view with a twofold aim: (i) to show that forms of address express a proper meaning which can be clearly pinpointed with a suitable methodology; (ii) to highlight the differences in address practices of different linguacultures and their implications for cross-cultural communication. The approach taken is that of cultural semantics, the branch of linguistics which investigates the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d6908e5c5a55


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