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LANGUAGE AND POWER GLOSSARY
Allusion Developed themes
Child directed speech This is speech which is aimed at children; examples
include repetition, difference in in initation.
Collocations E.g. `father'
Conditionals These include words such as `if' and they offer
possibility.
Constraints Ways in which more powerful participants may
block or control…

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Negative face The need to have freedom of through action and
not feel imposed on. Brown and Levinson's face
theory.
Oppressive discourse strategy Linguistic behaviour that is open it's exercising of
power and control.
Parallelism Both in concepts and syntactical structures.

Personal power Those who hold power as a result…

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