Language and power summary

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

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 e.g. "must" which express degrees of necessity and obligation (7, 8)
  • Power held as a result of social variables (6, 5, 5)
  • Power held as a result of their occupation and role (8, 5)
  • Power held by the police, politicians and those working with the law (9, 5)
  • Sentences that form commands/orders (10, 9)
  • The need to feel wanted, liked and appreciated (8, 4)
  • The need to not feel imposed on (8, 4)
  • When someone tones down their RP accent to fit in with the speech of more working class people (8, 11)

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