El humor verbal frente a los procedimientos de face-work

Authors

  • Magdalena Szeflińska-Baran Uniwersytet Łódzki
  • Marek Baran Uniwersytet Łódzki

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.12797/SI.19.2020.19.01

Keywords:

verbal humour, politeness, face-work, interpersonal relationships, interactional linguistics

Abstract

The objective of the study is to analyze some peculiarities of verbal humour from the perspective of the so-called face-work (Brown and Levinson, 1978; 1987). The concept of interactional positioning refers to certain questions about the relationship between humorous practices and the (re)configuration of interpersonal territory. Hence, the extent to which manifestations of verbal humour as jokes or ritual insults can be ‘threatening’ or ‘valorizing’ to the faces of the interlocutors is explored. The situational and contextual parameters that may jeopardize the development of interaction are also reflected on.

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Published

2021-02-26

How to Cite

Szeflińska-Baran, Magdalena, and Marek Baran. 2021. “El Humor Verbal Frente a Los Procedimientos De Face-Work”. Studia Iberystyczne 19 (February):7-25. https://doi.org/10.12797/SI.19.2020.19.01.