Kondrashova (Koz'mina) Vera Nikolaevna, Pospelova Aleksandra Georgievna Saint Petersburg University
Abstract. The article is devoted to the functioning of regular and genuine hints in English communication. It is suggested to consider a change of communicative attitude as one of the indicators of genuine hints. Attitudes can be interpersonal and non-personal. The causes and aims of using hints were revealed, linguistic means and the types of the addressee’s reactions were analyzed. As the study has shown, hints are the most frequently used to express indirect aggression and inducement to action.
Key words and phrases: прагмалингвистика, теория речевого общения, намек и его разновидности, коммуникативная установка говорящего, упрек, сохранение лица, pragma-linguistics, theory of speech communication, hint and its varieties, speaker’s communicative attitude, reproach, face-work.
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