COM 140 453. Identifying sexist language completed

COM 140 453. Identifying sexist language completed - 453....

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453. Identifying sexist language completed Total score: 8 out of 10, 80% 1. On Main Street, someone had left his vehicle occupying parts of three parking spaces. Contains sexist language Does not contain sexist language 0 out of 1 Sorry, that response is incorrect. The gender of the unknown driver is not specified, so the pronoun his is sexist. 2. A meter maid had placed a ticket on the windshield. Contains sexist language Does not contain sexist language 0 out of 1 Sorry, that response is incorrect. The sentence assumes that the meter reader was female. 3. The driver turned out to be a doctor who was delivering a baby to a woman who worked in one of the office buildings. Contains sexist language Does not contain sexist language 1 out of 1 Correct. Since only women can give birth, this sentence does not reflect sex-role stereotypes. 4. No traffic-court judge in his right mind would have made the doctor pay that ticket. Contains sexist language
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