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Language and Gender/Titles (Honorifies in English)

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT253H1
Professor
Marcel Danesi
Semester
Fall

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Ernie Tam20111101Language and GenderTitles Honorifies in EnglishTo study language in the light of what it does to your personYou cant separate language Saying Hello Explain the implications in social terms that each title entails TitleImplicationsMr Martial status single status of maleMrsMarital status of femaleMissSingle female MsNeutral meaningdoes not reveal if the female is married or not ProfessorDoctorSirMadamLadies and Gentleman Notice the orderCrucial women are given priority I now pronounce you HUSBAND and WIFE in marriage males are given the priority They used to have mistress which was used in reference to a single female NOT extra woman in your life Moreover they used to have master as well MarketnessForms of language encodesimulate social behaviorThe feminine gender in English is marke
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