A Pragmatic Study of Chinese Social Dexis
|Course||Linguistics and Applied Linguistics|
|Keywords||Social Deixis Salutation Qianci honorifics Relatively powerful Social distance|
Social instructions very typical Chinese communicative language phenomenon , especially in the correspondences between . This study is the perspective from the pragmatic , the Chinese social deixis organize a collection , and analyze pragmatic functions played by the Chinese social deixis in actual use . The results show : the Chinese social instructions lexical forms and grammatical forms , lexical form level type appears salutation and Qianci of honorifics is the most important social instructions carrier . Level salutation including King said , modestly and powerful language . Qianci honorific typical social deixis honorifics and modestly is part of that . In actual use , the function of the Chinese Social Deixis First pass social instructions , this is the most basic function , namely, transfer of different social status , social relations , communicative intent and feelings of both sides of communication . Second , people use social deixis to increase or reduce the recipient's face closer or farther away the social distance between and recipient .