Demystifying Women’s and Men’s Talk in Marital Interactions

Former studies on gender and language sustained a male-female binary dichotomy (FISHMAN, 1978; FISHMAN, 1983; TANNEN, 1990; DE FRANCISCO, 1991). They stated that women tend to engage more in conversations in comparison to men, talk more and produce continuers such as ‘mhm’ to offer support to narratives. On the other hand, men tend not to […]

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