Language and gender theories

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  • Language and gender theories
    • Lakoff
      • Women use more tag questions
        • For reassurance
      • Women talk less
      • Women use week explitives
        • to be lady like to maintain their expectations from society
    • Trudgill
      • Men use non-standard pronunciation
        • they associate it with a higher social status
    • Cheshire
      • Men use more non-standard pronunciation
    • Zimmerman and West
      • Men dominate
    • Coates
      • All-female talk is cooperative and speakers support each others right to speak
    • Pilkington
      • Women are more polite
      • Men are less complimentary
    • Kuiper
      • All-male talk used insults


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