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Directive strategies in modern Korean and Japanese: With special reference to commands and requests

Lee, Duck-Young; Ogi, Naomi


The current study discusses the use of directive strategies in Modern Korean and Japanese, commands and requests in particular. Directives constitute a very basic way in which tasks and activities of everyday life are organized. For both Korean and Japanese, a considerable amount of research has been undertaken on this speech act. However, no study has sufficiently explored the issue of directives in the two languages from a contrastive perspective, despite its significance for understanding...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Imperatives and Directive Strategies
DOI: 10.1075/slcs.184


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