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Deborah Tannen contemplates the role of language on gender in her newspaper column. Do you feel that language can be restrictive? Do you agree or disagree with her points? 1. Deborah Tannen developed a theory in which she explains the differences between females and males. She said that when females are children their parents talk about feelings all the time and in the case of boys they use more verbs; therefore, males and females belong to different cultures and speak contrarily. In his book,’’You Just Don’t Understand’’, she expresses the main differences between the ways males and females use language. First of all, she

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