Language and gender theorists

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  • Created on: 21-12-15 14:06
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  • Language theorists
    • Trudgill
      • Men use more non- standard features- 12
      • Women have to appear this way to be accepted
    • Tannen
      • You just don't understand
        • Status vs support
        • Advice vs understanding
        • Information vs feelings
        • Independence vs intimacy
    • Spender
      • Language shows male superiority
      • Not always been this way
    • Milroy
      • Men more prolific speakers.
    • Herring
      • Men more contentious and use more  put downs
      • Men assert dominance
    • Holmes
      • Men interrupt more than women.
    • Lakoff
      • Women use more hedging.

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