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Principles of conversation

Tannen's gender theory

Status vs support: men see language as a way of asserting dominance, women
see it as a way of confirming/supporting ideas
Independence vs intimacy: men are independent, women seek support
Advice vs understanding: men use language to…

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Politeness involves the speaker showing some awareness of each other's face needs.

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