Essays Tagged: "Tannen"

Gender Differences in Communication.

y 1% of variance, concluding that the effects found were due mostly to society and culture. Deborah Tannen, a leading scholar of communication, also shares this view of gender and communication. She s ... on communication is miniscule compared to the effect of culture and socialization. In her research, Tannen asserts that the basic uses of conversation by women are to establish and support intimacy; w ...

(4 pages) 345 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

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

ten 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 between the se ... reas 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 for some ...

(4 pages) 88 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

"Sex, Lies, and Conversation"

m 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. However ... argues that American men and women's miscommunication often leads to divorce. However, according to Tannen, neither sex is to be blame. This episode crystallizes the irony that although American men t ...

(3 pages) 82 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Taking a "War of Words" Too Literally

Tannen's claim is true enough with profound substance. Hot topics are taken by media to the extent o ... y are making - more money perhaps at the end of media producers.To point out one perfect example of Tannen's account of Argument Culture, the Political Debate, where two bureaucrat aspirants convey th ... e analytical on what we are reading, what we are watching, and what we are hearing.Anyone will find Tannen as little too optimist herself but as a socio-linguist of our contemporary time I admire her ...

(2 pages) 13 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Gender Communication, What are The most important ways in which Gender Influences Communication?

in greater detail."Communication between men and women can be like cross cultural communication..."(Tannen 1990 p.42) Tannen believes communication between male and female can be like two different la ...

(4 pages) 177 1 3.8 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Communication Styles between the Genders

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 differences fre ... tion, so the wife talks more and he talks less, but out in public men (husbands) are more talkative.Tannen believes, communication misunderstandings based on gender differences are a major cause of pr ...

(4 pages) 139 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Letter Writing as an Interdiscursive Genre

defenses of dissertations, although spoken, may be " highly integrated and personal " . Similarly, Tannen ( 1985 ) analysed written discourse with a view to investigating closely the " mixing of oral ... tten discourse can be based on features previously associated with spoken discourse ". And finally, Tannen ( 1989 ) examines the link between literary and spoken language . She exhibits that strategie ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Graffiti And Gender

opic of politics.Section 3-4: Results and Discussion: My research evidence strongly support Deborah Tannen's model of communication styles. Tannen's theory, in short, states that women use language as ... iting at all. I found this to be true with only the women. This kind of bonding once again supports Tannen's theory that women communicate as a means of building a relationship using "positive face wa ...

(5 pages) 10 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Marked Theory

Marked Theory Deborah Tannen's essay, There Is No Unmarked Woman, reflects the lop-sided nature of our culture towards wom ... es leave them unmarked, men are not subject to character interpretation, as women are.In her essay, Tannen analyzes how the different styles of three women illustrate the decisions women must make, ac ... � as being serious, married, or available, depending on their particular style. I agree with Tannen when she says, "each decision carried meaning."� My girlfriend is in the fire professi ...

(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

Deborah tannen

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 fewer cloth ... while men have fewer clothing or style options and are therefore free to remain unmarked. Although Tannen argues that it is possible for men to remain purely "unmarked" her assertions do not hold up ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Ways of Men and Women

nd 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. Rapport ta ... on these issues in her passage "Put down that paper and talk to me. Rapport talk and Report talk". Tannen talks about how men and women both use different languages in different relationships.Tannen ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


: Stuart HallI. Agenda Setting Theory: Maxwell McCombs and Donald ShawJ. Genderlect Styles: Deborah TannenK. Standpoint Theory: Sandra Harding and Julia T. WoodMULTIPLE CHOICE (Each question is worth ... ey print from press releases and press conferencesA. 30B. 40C. 50D. 60GENDERLECT STYLES15. Based on Tannen's ideas, men and women handle conflict differently in thatA. Women usually initiate male-fema ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies