Gender Based Differences in Request Realization

MTarek Vogt
2018 International Journal of Language and Linguistics  
This entry aims to give a compact overview over the findings of a 2017 study on gender-based differences in the respondents requestive behavior. It is heavily based on the study of Breuer/Geluykens (2007) where the differences between American and British English were investigated. The data collection done here takes another variable into consideration: Gender. There will be a look at (1) the directness of the respondent's behavior and (2) the usage of modifications in their utterances under
more » ... assumption that there is no major difference between gender specific requestive behavior.
doi:10.30845/ijll.v5n3p26 fatcat:fthospsszvhkhpy42k5vkgbcby