LINGUISTIC ASPECT OF FAMILY COMMUNICATION IN A CHANGING WORLD (A CASE STUDY OF HINDI SHORT STORY “TO HELL WITH YOU, MITRO!” BY KRISHNA SOBTI)

  • The authors:
    Anna V. Chelnokova, Ekaterina A. Kostina
  • Issue:November 16th, 2018
  • Pages: 279-297
  • Section: Cross-cultural component of the linguistic personality in understanding the socio-cultural reality
  • URL: http://conferences-ifl.rudn.ru/279-297/
  • DOI:10.22363/09129-2018-279-297

Abstract: On the material of the story “To hell with you, Mitro!” by Krishna Sobti the authors draw the outlines of the pronominal and verbal systems of politeness in Hindi, including typical cases of subordination shift, and examine how such linguistic deviations reflect social processes.

Keywords:
Hindi 2nd person pronouns, category of subordination, politeness shift, women’s writing, communication theories, extended family, Indian traditional family

Anna V. Chelnokova
Department of Indian Philology
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: ladyeng@mail.ru

Ekaterina A. Kostina
Department of Indian Philology
Saint Petersburg State University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
e-mail: e.kostina@spbu.ru

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