Publication details [#56664]

García, Carmen. 2012. Complimenting professional achievement: A case study of Peruvian Spanish speakers. Journal of Politeness Research 8 (2) : 223–244.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper discusses how Peruvian Spanish speakers, complimenting a co-worker with the apprenticeship of his hard labor, simultaneously manage positive relational aims, uphold the interlocutor's identity and respectability face and strenghten their own face.