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Unformatted text preview: o Separation or autonomy—independence, making your mark Lots of “I” kind of talk • Feminine COM 204 8-Dec-09 o Cooperative enactment Working together, seeking out other opinions o Alternatives o Inclusion of emotion (in their talk) Stories • Man Stories o Direct, linear, not much about relationship or emotion o Focus on actions outside the home • Woman Stories o Meandering, relational o Focus on family, context Style of talk • Masculine style o Fewer abstractions o Focus on doing, not feeling o Communication to accomplish something o Talk is secondary (to actually getting something done) o Establishes autonomy and independence • Feminine style o Communication to establish relationships o Communicate to establish support o More hedges, qualifiers o Talk is primary o Maintains conversation flow...
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