Brown and Levinson politeness theory - Coggle Diagram
Brown and Levinson politeness theory
Term "Face-Threatening" (FTA)
Way to ask or talk to someone something
Strategy of creating closeness with the person you are talking.
The Human Resources Department lady receives Sheldon in a very polite and professional way and invite him to have a little talk to resolve the misunderstanding.
Strategy of using a hedging and indirect language.
Sheldon shows awareness of Alor of posibles ways his assistance could Feld ofended.
With redressive actions
Depends in how close are you
The HDR lady listens to Sheldon and takes notes of all the problems she is finding out to also have a serious talk withs those perspnes and be equitable.
Sheldon don't feel like he is saying something wrong to his assistants, so. he begins to criticize other coworkers that do similar things and people remains silent.
Without redressive actions
When you don't pay any attention in the facial expressions of the person you are talking and uses a very directly language.
Sheldon saids to his assistance and the HRD lady that were slaves of the their biological urges, ignoring the signals of discomfort and offended faces.
Make you request clear and precise.
The Human Resources Department specifies why the assistance is being offended when Sheldon said that women are slaves of their biological urges and explained to him that these types of topics couldn't say in the workplace.
Reform your FTA and uses an indirect language and minimice the threat the facial expressions of the persone you are talking.
Sheldon start victimizing by saying all the good things he does with the objective to avoid any inconvenience with his assistant, like give her the sit in-front row, invite cheese from his mini-fridge and show her images of disease-ridden genitalia, avoiding all the facial expressions that the Human Resources Department lady of alarm and concern.