Author

MeiYen Huang

Date of Award

2006

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts in English Composition

Department

English

First Advisor

Hyon, Sunny

Second Advisor

Vickers, Caroline

Third Advisor

Chen, Rong

Abstract

The study reveals national cultures may influence the use of politeness strategies and organizational patterns in editorials written in the two languages, English and Chinese. Due to a newspaper's political orientation and its regional and national background, the rhetorical form of linguistic features in editorials might vary among cultures.

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