Language and Gender Studies


Lackoff- Created gender stereotypes

Men swear more than women.

Men compete in discourse.

Women= More SE.

Women imply and men direct.

Women colaborate.

Tannen- Difference Model

Support(women) vs status(men), solve(men) vs share(women), info(men) vs feelings(women)

Holmes- Rejects the work of Lackoff

Found that men used tag questions to express uncertainty, not women as…


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