Development in the use and understanding of polite forms in children.

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In two experiments, children's use and understanding of polite forms and the relationship these abilities share with an ability to adopt the perspective of another were examined. Development in the understanding of polite forms seemed best characterized as sensitivity to the function of these forms in an increasing number of sentence types. Development in… (More)

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@article{Nippold1982DevelopmentIT, title={Development in the use and understanding of polite forms in children.}, author={Marilyn A Nippold and Laurence B. Leonard and A. Z. Anastopoulos}, journal={Journal of speech and hearing research}, year={1982}, volume={25 2}, pages={193-202} }