notes 10-08-07 - conversational and societal rules and...

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Jefferson’s primary argument is that conversational laughter is rarely spontaneous, and instead is typically an activity in which one participant invites another or others to laugh, and the invitation is either accepted or declined. When laughter does happen spontaneously it does happen at the end of an utterance…itll happen about 2/3 the way through Recognition point: the point at which the principal meaning of the utterance is deduced, triggering spontaneous and voluntary laughter. Particles of Within-Speech Laughter (POWSL’s) Post-Utterance Completion Laugh Particles (PUCLPs) Disclaimers: verbal devices people use to prospectively deal with possible violations of
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Unformatted text preview: conversational and societal rules and maintain face within interactions Five types: Hedges: signal limited commitment to the act and hesitancy regarding how it will be perceived. (this might be stupid, but Im not really sure about this, but) Credentialing: Dispensations are in order by virtue of particular qualifications that are possessed. (some of my best friends are and so, Ive been studying this for years, and) Sin Licences: Overly assert sensitivity to the rule that is about to be broken, but then go ahead and break it anyways (youre not going to like this This is going to hurt your feelings)...
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