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Language and gender in animated cartoons: A comparison of linguistic features in the Winx Club and LEGO Ninjago series
Karlstad University, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (starting 2013).
2018 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesisAlternative title
Språk och genus i tecknad film : En jämförelse av språkliga drag i serierna Winx Club och LEGO Ninjago (Swedish)
Abstract [en]

Even though numerous studies on language and gender have been carried out, the number of studiesconducted in researching language and gender in cartoons is limited. The present study analyzestalkativeness and the use of questions and interruptions in two popular cartoons, the Winx Club andthe LEGO Ninjago: Master of spinjitzu in order to investigate possible differences in language usebetween female and male characters. The present study concludes that there are more similaritiesthan differences in language use of male and female characters.

Abstract [sv]

Även om ett stort antal studier av språk och kön har genomförts, är antalet studier av språk och genusi tecknade serier begränsat. Den föreliggande studien analyserar pratsamhet och användandet avfrågor och avbrytningar i två populära serier: Winx Club och LEGO Ninjago: Master av spinjitzu föratt utforska eventuella skillnader i språkbruk mellan kvinnliga och manliga karaktärer. Denna studiedrar slutsatsen att likheterna i språkbruk hos manliga och kvinnliga karaktärer är större änskillnaderna.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2018. , p. 42
Keywords [en]
language, gender, talkativeness, questions, interruptions
Keywords [sv]
språk, genus, pratsamhet, frågor, avbrytningar
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General Language Studies and Linguistics
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kau:diva-76499OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kau-76499DiVA, id: diva2:1388566
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English
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Teacher education
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