Refusal: Verbs and Strategies. A Pragmatic Study

  • Sherzad S. Ali University of Duhok
  • Ayad F. Othman University of Duhok
Keywords: Refusal, verbs, Refusal Strategies, Behaviouristic Theory, Pragmatic

Abstract

The present research entitled “Refusal: Verbs and Strategies. A Pragmatic Study “this research deals with the principles and strategies of refusing within verbs of requesting, offering, invitation and suggestion. The research is divided into three levels of individuals of society. The levels are the same level, the high-low rank level and the low-high rank level. The ratio of each refusal strategy used is determined according to general descriptive analytical methodology depending on statistical data in analyzing each strategy ratio. The research consists of two chapters and introduction. The first one deals with refusal strategies while the second one deals with speech act of refusing. The research has come up with many findings with writing the abstract in Arabic and English.

Author Biographies

Sherzad S. Ali, University of Duhok
Dept. of Kurdish Language, College of Basic Education, University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq.
Ayad F. Othman, University of Duhok
Dept. of Kurdish Language, College of Basic Education, University of Duhok, Kurdistan Region - Iraq.
Published
2018-09-30
How to Cite
Ali, S., & Othman, A. (2018). Refusal: Verbs and Strategies. A Pragmatic Study. Humanities Journal of University of Zakho, 6(3), 624-640. Retrieved from https://hjuoz.uoz.edu.krd/index.php/hum/article/view/112
Section
Humanities Journal of University of Zakho