Emotions and saving face

Emotions and saving - Garland D Jones Emotions and Saving Face LBS 5485 Fundamental of Conflict Resolution Dr Nora Femenia PH D I have always been

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Garland D. Jones Emotions and Saving Face LBS 5485 Fundamental of Conflict Resolution Dr. Nora Femenia, PH. D. I have always been perceived as a very friendly, polite and upbeat person. Every time people see me, I always have a smile on my face. I try to remain positive in every situation and I try to maintain an attitude that will uplift everyone around me in the same situation. I treat everyone fairly, but when someone is rude or disrespectful to me, I become timid and a bit caught off guard. When I am placed in a saving face situation, I tend to go outside of my character to prove a point and or to redeem myself. Brown and Levinson (1978; 1987) propose the most popular view in their theory of politeness. Politeness theory conceives of face as something that can be lost, maintained, or enhanced and must constantly be attended to in interactions. Specifically, the authors propose two dimensions of face: Positive face refers to a person’s desire to acquire the approval of others; negative face
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2011 for the course STA 4406 taught by Professor Mckinney during the Spring '11 term at FIU.

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Emotions and saving - Garland D Jones Emotions and Saving Face LBS 5485 Fundamental of Conflict Resolution Dr Nora Femenia PH D I have always been

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