Message vs Metamessage

Captain of this vessel aaron pride real men dont ask

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Unformatted text preview: accepted as a woman- women desire to equate with others- men are more competitive in their language- women want to speak about problem for a while- men are problem solvers, no help because of pride, want independence in choice making- advice is competition- “one down” depression is linked to weakness- humorizing the language- keeping it lighter, less serious- is it a competition for being the manliness- “man”- distancing move, not a buddy type of move- “you’re the captain of this vessel” Aaron – “Pride” “real men don’t ask for directions” men less likely to ask question in public forum- women are not aware they are making a negative impression- more comfortable with bending their pride- tutors find it easier to help females- bc women don’t view it as a one down position-...
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This document was uploaded on 03/17/2014 for the course LING 343 at Georgetown.

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