Exploring the variability dynamics of wedding invitation discourse in Iran

@inproceedings{Mirzaei2013ExploringTV,
  title={Exploring the variability dynamics of wedding invitation discourse in Iran},
  author={Azizullah Mirzaei and Zohreh R. Eslami},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Although the literature on invitations is abundant, there are few studies on wedding invitations in general, and on Iranian wedding invitations in particular. Additionally, studies on the pragmatics of non-Western languages, such as Persian, are scarce ( Eslami, 2005 ). Further, studies on speech acts suffer from an astonishing ethnocentricity ( Wierzbicka, 1991 ). This research on Iranian wedding invitations was carried out to include non-Western languages in the studies of pragmatics… CONTINUE READING