GENDERLECT THEORY PDF

The Genderlect Theory – Deborah Tannen. CH. Courtney Henkel. Updated 6 August Transcript. Definition: This theory is about how men. and women. Items 1 – 27 of 27 Genderlect theory proposes that there are separate languages based on gender. The core of this theory explains how different sets of linguistic. GENDERLECT THEORY Ravinandan Puri Roll no: PGP-1 B The Theory Genderlect theory by Dr. Deborah Tannen states that.

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Nevertheless, these are a significant source of difference.

EmotionsGoalsValues. For example, they will use emphasized intensifiers such as ‘so’ and ‘such’ ‘I was so happy’, ‘He is such an idiot’. Private and public Women talk more in private conversations, using talk as a way of gaining rapport and connection with others.

Genderlect Theory

Deborah Tannen coined the term ‘Genderlect’ to describe the way that the conversation of men and women are not right and wrong, superior and inferior — they are just different. They will listen carefully and attentively for a long period without interrupting. In public, there is less opportunity for creating individual relationships and so they may talk less.

Thus, when given an theoy, women will be more likely to comply than a man, who especially if status levels are unclear may well challenge back. In seeking status, men will tend avoid emotion as a sign of weakness, unless they are using in an way that does not expose them to attack.

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Women talk more in private conversations, using talk as a way of gaining rapport and connection with others. More Kindle book s: This creates more empathetic connection with their audience. Men, on the other hand, will use conflict as a short-cut to gaining status.

Men thus tend to use jokes more and use stories, particularly in a third-person objective style. A short, sharp fight quickly establishes the hierarchical order that they prefer, establishing who has more status and position.

They will tueory more emotional elements in their talk and will encourage others to do the same. How we change what others think, feel, believe and do. When they put themselves in their stories, they are the heroes and intellectuals, solving complex problems, leading the charge and saving the day. And the big paperback book. You can buy books here. Men’s conversations will thus tend to jump around different topics as they compete to take the lead, whilst women will allow a conversation to go on for a long time in order to achieve greater relationship depth.

Of course there are other goals that men and women seek. A useful way of viewing this that she uses is that they are as different cultures. In seeking connection, In seeking status, men will avoid intangibles that may be challenged and prefer ‘solid’ facts.

Emotion and rapport In seeking connection, In seeking status, men will avoid intangibles that may be challenged and prefer ‘solid’ facts. In jokes, they can put others down and hence raise their own status. They will tell about how they and others have been emotionally hurt. Men will avoid asking questions as this exposes their limitations and hands back control to the other person.

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Please help and share: Conflict Conflict, for a woman, is a process whereby connections are reducedand so they will work hard to avoid them. Conflict, for a woman, is a process whereby connections are reducedand so they will work hard to avoid them.

They may also be drowned out by the men. Listening and interrupting Women will listen just to create empathy as well as to find hooks by which to connect better to the other person.

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In women’s stories, they are more often the victims. In a male-dominated business meeting, when the boss interrupts, others will immediately allow this to happen. The public stage brings out their competitive instinct and they will vie theiry other men to be top dog. Men, on the other hand use interruption as a power play by which they can grab attention and demonstrate status. Women will listen just to create empathy as well as to find hooks by which to connect better to the other person.