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myth of gender specific swearing: a semantic and pragmatic analysis

Claudia Berger

myth of gender specific swearing: a semantic and pragmatic analysis

by Claudia Berger

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Published by VWF Verlag f ur Wissenschaft und Forschung GmbH in Berlin .
Written in English

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  • Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft,
  • SEL Library selection

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    Open LibraryOL22580037M
    ISBN 103897003333

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Myth of gender specific swearing: a semantic and pragmatic analysis by Claudia Berger Download PDF EPUB FB2

The myth of gender-specific swearing: a semantic and pragmatic analysis. [Claudia Berger] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library # Swearing--Great Britain\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema.

These are: the pragmatic (rather than semantic) activation of stereotypes (b: ), the compounding effect of a slur on the history of oppression (SakaJeshion b, and the Author: Paul Saka.

Robin Lakoff: Language and the Woman’s Place () Sexist language Shift to gender differences in discource Dale Spender, Man Made Language. (UK) Differences in conversational styles actually turn out to disandvantage women, contributing to women being effectively silenced.

This is the hightime of the feminist movement. Hate speech and its harms: A communication theory perspective. The myth of gender specific swearing. A semantic and pragmatic ana-lysis. The book develops and then critically examines Author: C Calvert.

The myth of gender specific swearing. A semantic and pragmatic ana-lysis. Gender Talk provides a powerful case for the application of discursive psychology and conversation analysis to. John Benjamins Publishing Company is an independent, family-owned academic publisher headquartered in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

More. We offer an academic publishing program in Linguistics, Translation Studies and Terminology, Psychology, Philosophy, Literary Studies, Art. Pragmatics is a subfield of linguistics and semiotics that studies the ways in which context contributes to meaning. Pragmatics encompasses speech act theory, conversational implicature, talk in interaction and other approaches to language behavior in philosophy, sociology, linguistics and anthropology.

Unlike semantics, which examines meaning that is conventional or "coded" in a given. Studies of taboo language use have identified variables that may predict swearing at the individual level, although more fine-grained analysis (of e.g., variables that would predict use of general pejoratives versus use of slurs) has not yet been done.

Rather, “swearing” in general is associated with certain personality and psychological Cited by: Semantic analysis can only go so far with this phrase.

For example, it can elicit different lexical meanings of the noun “man” (mankind or the human race, an individual person, a male person specifically) and the preposition “on” (on top of, above, or other relationships as in “on fire”, “on heat”, “on duty”, “on the.

In The Stuff of Thought Steven Pinker, noted public intellectual and linguist at MIT, "analyzes how our words relate to thoughts and to the world around us and reveals what this tells us about ourselves". So, sure language can provide a window into human nature, just as the output of a computer can tell us something about the software it is /5().

In other chapters, personally observed instances of swearing comprise the focus, allowing for a close analysis of the relationship between sociolinguistic context and pragmatic function. In each chapter, the cultural aspects of swearing are considered, ultimately affirming the importance of the study of swearing, and further establishing the.

The results showed strong gender differences with male participants swearing significantly more, and younger people swearing more than older people. Similarly to the study by Mehl et al. () swearing was linked to low scores on Agreeableness and Conscientiousness, and, diverging from Mehl et al.

(), swearing frequency was positively. A specific area of study within the field of language and gender is the way in which it affects children's television.

Mulac et al.'s " Male/Female Language Differences and Attributional Consequences in Children's Television " focuses on identifying differing speech patterns of male versus female characters in popular children's television Verbs: (See verb page).

I use the terms taboo words or swear words interchangeably to describe the lexicon of offensive emotional language.

A taboo is a “ban or inhibition resulting from social custom or aversion” (The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, ).Taboo words are sanctioned or restricted on both institutional and individual levels under the assumption that some harm will occur if a Cited by: This book provides a fascinating insight into taboo language and its role in everyday life.

It looks at the ways we use language to be polite or impolite, politically correct or offensive, depending on whether we are 'sweet-talking', 'straight-talking' or being deliberately : Keith Allan, Kate Burridge. At another level of analysis, acts of speaking can be regarded as actions intended to accomplish a specific purposes by verbal means.

Looked at this way, according to Austin () and Searle (, ), utterances can be thought of as speech acts that can be identified in terms of their intended purposes, thus assertions, questions.

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I love you is a prototypical emotion script: it contains a very specific emotional value and a set of rules governing its use in any particular by: If you plan to write much text in the language, think about pragmatic particles, slang, and swearing. If this is your major language, add sections on allophony and dialects.

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This is cutting edge work and of huge importance to modern fields of discourse analysis and computer-mediated communication.