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Principles Of Communication In Japanese Indirectness And Hedging

@article{Ciubncan2015PrinciplesOC,
  title={Principles Of Communication In Japanese Indirectness And Hedging},
  author={Magdalena Ciubăncan},
  journal={Romanian Economic and Business Review},
  year={2015},
  volume={10},
  pages={246-253}
}
This paper is an insight into the way in which indirectness is achieved in Japanese communication. We present two cultural principles that govern the Japanese culture— wa(harmony) and face — and we briefly discuss the role they play in the indirect style of communication that characterizes the Japanese. The relation between culture and language is further detailed in the section on indirectness and language, where we present the linguistic manifestations of indirectness, identifying the main… Expand
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