Language and gender theorists quiz

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  • Created by: Will Mata
  • Created on: 27-05-10 10:45
What is the Sapir Whorf Hypophesis?
The idea that we aquire a way of thinkign abouth the world through language
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What was MIlls' theory?
many female (to male) equivalents are degrogitary in meaning
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What was Mills Cameron and Schultz's theory?
all womens terms are devient and thereofore lower than mens
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Who opposed Lakoffs dominance theory?
Holmes
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What was the O'barr and Atkins theory?
speach depends on class rather than gender
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What was lakoffs theory about language and gender
Men swear more than women
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