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Factors in Distance Variation – Moroccan culture

Proximics: Evidence from Moroccan culture Part Two: 2- Factors in Distance Variation The distance one takes from his interlocutor in interaction may vary according to factors relating to the interacting individual, the nature of his sex, his social status whether he is subordinate, equal, or superior to his interlocutor; and finally to the nature of the interaction itself that is: whether it is intellectual, business or personal. The degree of variation shows how the interacting person conceives of distance, for his behaviour will be regarded improper if he fails to maintain the appropriate space to the situation. 2-1-Sex of Individuals The informants responses reveal that sex has a great influence on the spacing pattern in the Moroccan culture. In public interaction, most of the informants […]