Lecture 8 - Lecture 8 Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 Thursday, Feb...

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Lecture 8 Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 Finish ch 2 (gender in eng language) Chapter 3 (gender self-concept)
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These slides are based on Women’s Lives: A Psychological Exploration 2/e A Psychological Exploration 2/e A Psychological Exploration 2/e Claire A. Etaugh and Judith Bridges Prepared by Joan M. Ostrove Macalester College This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: -any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; -preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any image; -any rental, lease, or lending of the program. Chapter 2 Wrap-up Cultural Representation of Gender
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Representation of Gender in the English Language Language practices based on the assumption that male is normative Masculine generic language: language that uses male terms but purports to be inclusive of males and females Spotlighting: the practice of emphasizing an individual’s gender Diminutive suffixes for female terms
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Representation of Gender in the English Language
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Representation of Gender in the English Language
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Female . .. Airmen spotlighting . .. masculine generic language “Dudette 07” parallel terms, diminutive suffix
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What are the Connotations?
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Lecture 8 - Lecture 8 Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 Thursday, Feb...

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