English Language AS Level Gender Theorists

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  • Created on: 13-05-14 19:45

1. When interruptions in a mixed-sex conversation happen, the pause afterwards is longer than a pause in a single-sex conversation. Who said this?

  • Brown and Levinson
  • East
  • Zimmerman and West
  • Jespersen
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2. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Brown and Levinson
  • Lakoff
  • Fairclough
  • Brown

3. There are four of Grice's Maxims, but which is incorrect?

  • Manner
  • Relevance
  • Quality
  • Tone
  • Quantity

4. Which theorist suggests that women are less effective in their language?

  • Labov
  • Goffman
  • Jespersen
  • Cameron

5. Who suggets that women talk about themes such as family, while men discuss money?

  • Komarovsky
  • Trudgill
  • Fishman
  • Lakoff


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