Language and power summary

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

Clues

  • A power relationship when one participant is more powerful than another (7, 9)
  • Modal auxilary verbs e.g. "must" which express degrees of necessity and obligation (7, 8)
  • Modal auxilary verbs that clarify any degrees of possibility (9, 8)
  • Power held as a result of social variables (6, 5, 5)
  • Power used to influence/persuade (11, 5)
  • Power used to maintain and enforce authority (12, 5)
  • Sentences that form commands/orders (10, 9)
  • Sentences that make a statement (11, 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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