Language and power summary

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  • Created on: 29-03-14 23:38
B H J T H I H I U R A T H D J U N R B Q N
Y S I E H M W R R L P H C U U X R E W D W
H G N P H P L X A G H V E T P I C W V R C
W A S I K E R X E N L J E B W C N O W C D
T E T S E R E N J I V W P U A Y T P Y N W
P F R T D A W C A T A E S Q R R A P L Y M
O E U E P T O I G T W S L A D T Y U G Q I
L N M M S I P P Y E B F A A C E Y O E Y I
I O E I B V L G V S I W N Q O M N R X U H
T F N C T E A Q U A S C O F N Y M G N C L
I V T M R S I O S D Q B I F V S T L O U G
C V A O M E T O O N T T T L E S G A Y X K
A B L D J N N W L E N K C B R A K I N F H
L R P A C T E H D G H M A S G R I C D L G
P V O L F E U M O A X W S A E E Q O E O F
O G W I I N L S J M T A N V N W Q S G P J
W F E T Y C F Q Q B W Y A I C O Y G C O A
E G R Y Y E N Y U Q R Q R C E P E A Q L A
R Y K Y J S I D H Q F Q T N U J F X T E U
A Q G I V L B C Q A W S O K P R R I J D T
E H Y D P D M H I T L D U N R V O V V T I

Clues

  • A marked difference in the power status of individuals involved in the discourse (5, 9)
  • A set of topics that needs to be covered by a powerful participant (6, 7)
  • Modal auxilary verbs that clarify any degrees of possibility (9, 8)
  • Power held as a result of social variables (6, 5, 5)
  • Power held by the police, politicians and those working with the law (9, 5)
  • Power used to influence/persuade (11, 5)
  • Power used to maintain and enforce authority (12, 5)
  • Sentences that form commands/orders (10, 9)
  • Speech that has the aim of getting something done (13, 6)
  • When someone elevates their register or language in order to impress (6, 11)

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