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Jo, Jaehyun. 2018. Korean ‘Formality’ endings ‘-supnita/-supnikka’ and ‘-eyo’ in the negotiation of interactional identity in the news interview. Journal of Pragmatics 136 : 20–38.
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Korean speakers employ two ‘formality’ endings to perform social actions in interaction. ‘Deviant’ cases from the traditional perspective narrate how people really code-switch. Two endings are selectively employed to negotiate pertinent identities of the listener. Two endings in distinct positions co-occur with varying linguistic devices. This paper displays dynamic grammar use driven by the precise pragmatic import.