Publication details [#65070]

Christie, Christine. 2018. The indexical scope of adios: a relevance theoretic analysis of discursive constructions of gender and institutions and their impact on utterance interpretation. Journal of Politeness Research 14 (1) : 97–120.
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Berlin: De Gruyter


This article displays what an indexical assay of (im)politeness phenomena, informed by a relevance-theoretic method to communication, can reveal about a brief exchange between the judge and the accused. Data used are a brief YouTube clip of a USA courtroom hearing.