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bucholtz notes - DT Language, Gender, and Sexuality Mary...

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DT Language, Gender, and Sexuality Mary Bucholtz Temporary identities, aka interaction-specific identities (such as hopscotch player or ring maker) take precedence over broader identities (such as girl, African American, or Latina) Interactional styles are not specific to a particular gender but to the activity that speakers are engaged in carrying out Epicene : word that includes both genders (ex: chairperson instead of chairman) Prescriptive : Based on or establishing norms or rules indicating how a language should or should not be used rather than describing the ways in which a language is used. Essentialism : the emphasis on difference between genders and the accompanying deemphasis on differences within genders Cultural feminism: promotes the idea that gender patterns emerge from deep-seated cultural essences of femininity and masculinity Assumption that men and women belong to different cultures Code-switching : talking in two languages or dialects, sometimes in
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