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Sifianou, Maria and Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich. 2019. Im/politeness and discursive pragmatics. Journal of Pragmatics 145 : 91–101.
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This article examines how im/politeness can be handled from a discursive pragmatics view. Pragmatics and discourse analysis are interlinked but diverge mainly in terms of the assay units related to them. A trichotomy grasping the macro/meso/micro levels of sociological search is required. Genres/texts are pivotal to a discursive pragmatics. A really discursive approach to im/politeness should ease the assay of phenomena at the meso-level. It should unveil the dynamic interaction among these three levels too.