María Elena Placencia
List of John Benjamins publications for which María Elena Placencia plays a role.
Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights
Edited by María Elena Placencia and Zohreh R. Eslami
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 313] 2020. xi, 315 pp. + index
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics | Sociology
Closeness and conflict: The discourse of domestic discord across English and Spanish-speaking communities
Edited by Diana Boxer and María Elena Placencia
Special issue of Journal of Language Aggression and Conflict 6:2 (2018) v, 174 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics
Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish
Edited by Rosina Márquez Reiter and María Elena Placencia
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 123] 2004. xvi, 383 pp.
Subjects Pragmatics | Romance linguistics
Chapter 4. “Tu masssss ❤ te amo”: Responding to compliments on Instagram among Ecuadorian teenage girls. Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights, Placencia, María Elena and Zohreh R. Eslami (eds.), pp. 99–1202020.
Complimenting behavior within a group of Ecuadorian teenage girls on Instagram was examined by Placencia (2019). Using the same corpus, in the present study we consider the responses to compliments offered. These responses, while short, are remarkably complex, containing both text and images… read more | Chapter
Introduction. Complimenting Behavior and (Self-)Praise across Social Media: New contexts and new insights, Placencia, María Elena and Zohreh R. Eslami (eds.), pp. 1–182020.
Chapter 7. Responding to bargaining moves in a digital era: Refusals of offers on Mercado Libre Ecuador. Technology Mediated Service Encounters, Garcés-Conejos Blitvich, Pilar, Lucía Fernández-Amaya and María de la O Hernández-López (eds.), pp. 173–1982019.
This chapter investigates the different ways in which sellers on Mercado Libre Ecuador, a virtual market place, refuse bargaining offers. Drawing on work on offers, refusals, bargaining, and computer-mediated discourse analysis, among other areas, and on the basis of a corpus of refusals taken from… read more | Chapter
Introduction: Closeness and conflict. Closeness and conflict: The discourse of domestic discord across English and Spanish-speaking communities, Boxer, Diana and María Elena Placencia (eds.), pp. 167–1762018.
Complimenting behaviour on Facebook: Responding to compliments in American English. Pragmatics and Society 7:3, pp. 339–3652016.
Compliment responses in face-to-face interaction have been extensively studied in different languages and cultures. Studies on complimenting behaviour in social-digital contexts are beginning to emerge (cf. Cirillo 2012; Placencia and Lower 2013; Maíz-Arévalo 2013). This paper aims to contribute to… read more | Article
In between spectacle and political correctness: Vamos con todo – An ambivalent news/talk show. Pragmatics 23:1, pp. 117–1452013.
Vamos con todo is a mixed-genre entertainment programme transmitted in Ecuador on a national television channel. The segment of the programme that we examine in this paper focuses on gossip and events surrounding local/national celebrities. Talk as entertainment is central to this segment which is… read more | Article
Chapter 13. Online peer-to-peer advice in Spanish Yahoo!Respuestas. Advice in Discourse, Limberg, Holger and Miriam A. Locher (eds.), pp. 281–3062012.
Combining an ethnographic with a discourse analytic approach, the aim of this study is to offer a snapshot of peer-to-peer advice-giving online in Yahoo!Respuestas (YR). I first consider features that the site shares with classical advice columns (online) and features that differentiate the site… read more | Chapter
Requests in corner shop transactions in Ecuadorian Andean and Coastal Spanish. Variational Pragmatics: A focus on regional varieties in pluricentric languages, Schneider, Klaus P. and Anne Barron (eds.), pp. 307–3322008.
2. The pragmatics of Spanish beyond Spain. Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish, Márquez Reiter, Rosina and María Elena Placencia (eds.), pp. 15 ff.2004.
7. Displaying closeness and respectful distance in Montevidean and Quiteño service encounters. Current Trends in the Pragmatics of Spanish, Márquez Reiter, Rosina and María Elena Placencia (eds.), pp. 121 ff.2004.