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archaic language
to name a female/male roles (bachelor-girl, maid)
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asymmetry
female and male words that are unequal (bachelor, spinster)
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marked/unmarked terms
adding a suffix on to a term 'host' and 'hostess' suggesting that the male term 'host' is the norm and the female term is a variant
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patronizing lexis
comparing women to food 'sweetie' 'honey' suggesting a woman's prime function is to provide pleasure for men
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formality and gender involvement
if a male uses colloquialism and taboo, it confirms lakoffs research, may be represented as a 'lad' which shows covert prestige
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gendered lexis
example: is the male arrogant? confirming stereotypes
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how are men and women positioned in the text
is the male dominant, does the text show evidence of lakoffs views against women about them using fillers and hedges
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asymmetry

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female and male words that are unequal (bachelor, spinster)

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marked/unmarked terms

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patronizing lexis

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formality and gender involvement

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