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Published: 11 August 2016

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190468903

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Sorry About That

The Language of Public Apology

Edwin L. Battistella

  • Explores why we apologize or don't and how our apologies succeed or fail
  • Situates the apology in American popular culture
  • Includes over 50 examples of political and public apologies
  • Illustrates the social, linguistic, and moral process of apology

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