Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Gendered Language in Lucy M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables and Ernest Hemingway’s “The Snows of Kilimanjaro”
Authors: Benatmane, Tinhinane
Benmoussa, Wafaa
Keywords: Anne of Green Gables, gender differences, language use, Robin Lakoff theory, ―The Snows of Kilimanjaro‖.
Issue Date: 21-Jun-2022
Publisher: Université Ibn Khaldoun -Tiaret-
Abstract: This dissertation attempted to study gender differences in using language in two selected works: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery and ―The Snows of Kilimanjaro‖ by Ernest Hemingway in order to answer the following research questions of how male and female characters use language differently and how male and female authors present women and men in their works regarding language use. We opted for the descriptive qualitative research in which data were classified based on Robin Lakoff‘s presumptions such as hedges, tag questions, empty adjectives, intensifiers, and swear words. We explained the context of the selected data which are in the form of words and statements, and then we analyzed them according to Robin Lakoff‘s theory of gender. Based on the analysis, women‘s speech differs from men‘s speech. The results of the study found clear support for Robin Lakoff‘s theory which claims that female characters use more tag questions, hedges, empty adjectives and intensifiers, whereas male characters tend to use more swear words and taboo language.
Appears in Collections:Master

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
TH.M.ENG.2022.19.pdf1,25 MBAdobe PDFView/Open

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.