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The Representation of Female and Male Characters in Regard to Topic Management in Conversation Investigated in the American TV Sitcom Happy Endings
Kristianstad University, School of Education and Environment.
2014 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The aim of the present investigation is to find out how male and female characters are represented in terms of topic management and thereafter how dominance or/and cooperation may be achieved by the aid of the topic changes and topic shifts in a conversation. Both male and female exclusive conversations and mixed-gender conversations are investigated in the TV show Happy Endings.

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2014. , 45 p.
Keyword [en]
Linguistics, TV, conversation
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Languages and Literature
URN: urn:nbn:se:hkr:diva-12851OAI: diva2:744598
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, Kristianstad University, Kristianstad (English)
Available from: 2014-09-10 Created: 2014-09-08 Last updated: 2014-10-16Bibliographically approved

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