English Language AS Level Gender Theorists

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  • Created on: 13-05-14 19:57

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
  • Zimmerman and West
  • Jespersen
  • East
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2. Which theorist suggests that women are less effective in their language?

  • Cameron
  • Labov
  • Jespersen
  • Goffman

3. Who talks about positive and negative politeness?

  • Brown
  • Brown and Levinson
  • Fairclough
  • Lakoff

4. Who studied about how a person saves face or threatens someone else's face?

  • Holmes
  • Goffman
  • Komarovsky
  • Tannen

5. Which theorist suggested the idea of synthetic personalisation?

  • Fairclough
  • Fishman
  • Lakoff
  • Labov

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