Gendered Use of Words and Phrases Analytical Essay by Top Papers

Gendered Use of Words and Phrases
An examination of the gendered use of words and phrases and the rational underlying them.
# 142047 | 1,500 words | 5 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Gender and Sexuality (Gender Studies) , Sociology (General) , Language (General)


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The paper argues that males use an entirely different language in many respects from the language that women use. The paper asserts that men live in a different world than women so that it is almost as though they existed in two separate cultures. The paper looks at how Danesi, with reference to culture, states that "language mirrors social conditions, including inequities and...speaking a different language is perceived virtually instinctively as a difference between 'Us' and 'Them'" (133). The paper asserts that the issue here is not equality; it is as though men and women existed in two separate territories or tribes and it is generally taboo to cross boundaries.

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"Males use an entirely different language in many respects from the language that women use. Men live in a different world than women so that it is almost as though they existed in two separate cultures. Danesi, with reference to culture, states that "language mirrors social conditions, including inequities and...speaking a different language is perceived virtually instinctively as a difference between `Us' and `Them'" (133). To some extent, that type of difference is apparent in many of the words and phrases used by men and women but the gendered use of words seems to arise from distinct perceptions of the world. The issue here is..."

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