Essays Tagged: "Deborah Tannen"

Communicating in relationships according to linguists, psychologists, and writers.

following some simple guidelines set by linguists, psychologists, and writers, such as Susan Page, Deborah Tannen, and John Gray, couples can learn to understand each other, therefore having healthy ... oblems that takes place in a relationship is unclear communication that leads to misunderstandings. Deborah Tannen believes that men and women differ in their languages of conversation. She claims tha ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Gender Differences and Advice on Conflict Resolution.

ies have focused on descriptions of differences and advice on better understanding the opposite sex.Deborah Tannen, author of "Put Down That Paper and Talk to Me"(1991) writes "For most women the lang ...

(4 pages) 160 0 3.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

" Sex, Lies and Conversation" by Deborah Tannen.

According to the author Deborah Tannen the article, Sex, Lies, and conversation" is about how differently men and women perc ... an adult.One impression of not listening results from differences i the mechanics of conversation. Deborah tannen studies videotapes, made by psychologist Bruce Dorval, of young children and adults t ... d switch to a topic about themselves. Women percieve these responses as insensitive and belittling. Deborah tannen also describes how a woan's conversational habits are just frustrating to men. in clo ...

(2 pages) 23286 3 3.9 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Communication Crisis: Men vs. Women

king them. When a woman asks for directions, she is sharing with another human being and connecting.Tannen suggests that men tell more stories and jokes than women. She suggests that they are not doin ... use these techniques because they suggest agreement with the speaker. Women also a technique which Tannen calls cooperative overlap. This happens sometimes when women start to speak before the other ...

(4 pages) 139 1 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Gender Struggle: Communicating in Relationships

r role in defining gender. "Male-female conversation is cross-cultural communication," according to Deborah Tannen in her article "Talk in the Intimate Relationship: His and Hers.(491) I believe this ... d the lemonade test on adults as well and the results were much the same as the kid's results were. Deborah Tannen says that:Each sex would benefit by adopting some of the opposite sex's traits. For m ...

(5 pages) 144 4 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

992words.Miscommunication between men and women. includes book pages for sources using Writing the World:(Cooper and MacDonald). Includes Authors Deborah Tannen and Senta Troemel-Ploetz

ere written with the same concept in mind, not all of them agree with each other. Take for instance Deborah Tannen and Senta Troemel-Ploetz. Tannen believes that the reason for miscommunication betwee ... res, whereas Troemel-Ploetz believes that the miscommunication is caused from a difference in power.Deborah Tannen is a linguistics (a researcher of human speech and language) professor who is known f ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Sex, Lies, and Conversation"

talk from one topic to another, so it won't be boring. In "Sex, Lies, and Conversation," written by Deborah Tannen, Tannen argues that American men and women's miscommunication often leads to divorce. ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Communication Styles between the Genders

So Hard for Men and Women to Talk to Each Other?" an article that appeared in the Washington Post, Deborah Tannen analyzes the different conversational styles men and women have and how these differe ...

(4 pages) 139 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Do Women Have a Stronger Friendships Than Men?

be a girl? If you were a guy, would that person be a guy as well? A highly regarded researcher, Dr. Deborah Tannen, notes that women typically have a closer and more trusting friendship than men. This ... en can have an equivalent level of emotional and physical bond with each other just as women do.Dr. Deborah Tannen informed that typically a woman has a best friend with whom she bonds with through co ...

(2 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Marked Theory

Marked Theory Deborah Tannen's essay, There Is No Unmarked Woman, reflects the lop-sided nature of our culture tow ... ey please. Women are without this luxury because there are no unmarked women.Works Cited 1. Tannen, Deborah. There Is No Unmarked Woman.Signs of Life, 2000.

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Deborah Tannen

Tannen and Ploetz have two different views on men and women's communication patterns. Tannen takes a ... have the power to communicate on an equal level. Men just tend to take a more aggressive approach. (Tannen pg. 9, Ploetz pg. 68) Tannen believes "men and women were raised in two different cul ... yes the table still turns toward the men, but women have come a long way and gained much respect. (Tannen pg. 9) Ploetz says, "men tend to dominate in their conversations", while Tannen ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Freedom To Talk Dirty (Deborah Tannen Summary)

dustry and politics have had a combined effect on our common, everyday conversation. In this essay, Deborah Tannen examines this big media effect, and how big media events affect our language and disc ...

(2 pages) 665 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The communication of cyberspac

type of communication; males take on a dominant role while female take the role of the subordinate. Deborah Tannen states in her article, "I'll Explain it to you": Lecturing and Listening, "But when I ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Deborah tannen

irstyles to make-up or accessories can indicate specific messages about an individual. According to Deborah Tannen, women are more frequently considered marked beings in our society while men have few ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Right To Vote

May 8, 2001 "Election 2000: Legitimate Passage of Power or Right-Wing Conspiracy" Esteemed linguist Deborah Tannen presents her theories about the culture of critique in her highly acclaimed book The ... says authored by Chait, Cocco, Freedland, Kamiya, Meyerson, and Greenhouse. In my essay, I will use Deborah Tannen's theories as stated in The Argument Culture to evaluate articles regarding the pivot ...

(22 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

By: Gibby95          The Debate Dissagreement In the American society

mprove our intellect, but it can foster it to aid in all areas of our society and democracy. Deborah Tannen, explores the current argument culture in our nation and specific conflicts within th ...

(5 pages) 389 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Ways of Men and Women

unique and length wise in every aspect of life. Whether it be in a relationship friends or family. "Deborah Tannen tries to touch on these issues in her passage "Put down that paper and talk to me. Ra ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Analysis of Machiavelli's "The Prince"

xpertise and being less supportive. Although seen by Leet as indifference to the woman, the author, Deborah Tannen, thought it could be a sign of mutual respect because the man was treating the expert ...

(2 pages) 440 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Impact of Gender on Conversation Patterns

xpertise and being less supportive. Although seen by Leet as indifference to the woman, the author, Deborah Tannen, thought it could be a sign of mutual respect because the man was treating the expert ... to attempt to fit back in and it sometimes came at a cost of relationships within the group.Tannen, Deborah. ""I'll Explain It to You": Lecturing and Listening."Language introductory reading. 7th ed. 2008. Print.

(2 pages) 14 0 3.7 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

A critical summary of Deborah Tannen’s “The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and Why

A critical summary of Deborah Tannen's "The Power of Talk: Who Gets Heard and WhyTannen, D. 2001 " The Power of Talk: Who ... lications, edited by Dallin D. Oaks 242-259.There is no particular way to communicate according the Deborah Tannen as communication is not just saying what you mean but how one communicates the meanin ... be interpreted differently in other cultures and members of the opposite gender (Tannen 2001: 243). Deborah Tannen a linguist from Georgetown University did a research on the influence of linguistic s ...

(3 pages) 49 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics