Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Feminization of Speech

Upward Intonation and, Like, Gender

This is one of the characteristics of contemporary uhmerican femininity? Any tie to a certain psychological state or character trait? Probably not, just another example of socialization/following the herd, although there is the chicken-and-egg question, who initiated this way of talking? A girl, or a woman who never outgrew being a girl?

The costs of ceding certain spheres to the control of women....

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