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Sexism in English Language
A discussion on the sexism inherent in the English language.
# 120676 | 1,000 words | 19 sources | MLA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Language (English: Linguistics) , Gender and Sexuality (General)
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This paper describes the sexism inherent in the English language and how it has been diminishing over the past 25 years.
From the Paper:"Many languages have words of feminine, masculine and neutral gender. These designations are accepted for example in the Romance languages such as French, Spanish and Italian. The English language-although it does not contain gender-denoting articles such as the French le and la, does contain words that signify the masculine or feminine gender in other ways. Certain word endings such as ess and ette pertain to words that refer only to females. The word actress for example, refers to a female actor, a male...
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