The Cultural Semantics of Forms of Address: A Contrastive Study Between English and Italian
FARESE, GIAN MARCO
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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