English Language AS Level Gender Theorists

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Who talks about positive and negative politeness?
Brown and Levinson
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Who suggets that women talk about themes such as family, while men discuss money?
Komarovsky
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Which theorist suggests that women are less effective in their language?
Jespersen
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When interruptions in a mixed-sex conversation happen, the pause afterwards is longer than a pause in a single-sex conversation. Who said this?
Zimmerman and West
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Who studied about how a person saves face or threatens someone else's face?
Goffman
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Who suggets that women talk about themes such as family, while men discuss money?

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Komarovsky

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

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Card 4

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

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

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