Politeness as a vital tool in human
communication has been widely studied by linguists who sought to explicate its
use in sustaining rapport and its perception in the patterning of human
interaction. This paper furthers that line of enquiry by seeking to extend the
application of existing politeness theories to the relatively new computer-mediated-communication
domain of 2go.
It solicited and subjected samples of chats from
This article explores
the graphological aspect of literary expressions from a linguistic angle in an
attempt to find out how those basic components of written language called graphemes
are exploited for meaning making. It seeks to find its place among enquiries
within the nexus of semantico-syntactic and pragmastylistic endeavours in
language. It examines the two concept of graphology
and meaning in a rather cursory
manner and immediately proceeds to bring to the fore t...