Unformatted text preview: Gender Exclusive and Gender Preferential Lahkota Lanuage and Women’s Place (Lakoff 1975) When Roy was talking about the Lakoff study and gender-preferential language among women I was wondering if some of the characteristics of women’s language would be changed, adapted, or abandoned for a more masculine preferential language when they hold high powered jobs or jobs in predominantly masculine fields? And conversely would they hyper-feminize their language when they are around all women?...
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- Fall '08
- Ode, Lakoff, Gender Preferential Lahkota, masculine preferential language, predominantly masculine fields