THE MAIN POINTS OF THE LECTURE

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THE MAIN POINTS OF THE LECTURE by Mind Map: THE MAIN POINTS OF THE LECTURE

1. CONSCIOUS ATTEMPTS TO REFORM THE LANGUAGE THAT HAVE HAD VERY LITTLE EFFECT

1.1. WORDS "RELIABLE" AND "COLONIZE" SHOULD NOT BE USED

1.2. THE PRONUNCIATION OF THE WORD "BALCONY"

2. MARKED WORDS

2.1. ACTOR (NEUTRAL) - ACTRESS (MARKED MORPHOLOGICALLY WITH SUFFIX -ES)

2.2. AUTHOR - AUTHORESS

3. DEROGATORY TERMS FOR MEN

3.1. FOCUS ON EVALUATING MEN BY THEIR ACCOMPLISHMENTS ( PARTICULARLY THEIR COMPETENCY IN MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES)

3.1.1. A STUPID MAN - DUFFER, MEATHEAD

3.1.2. A WEAK MAN - WIMP

4. DEROGATORY TERMS FOR WOMEN

4.1. OFTEN INVOLVE SEXUALITY (FOCUSING ON WOMEN'S ATTRACTIVENESS, THEIR FAITHFULNESS AND AVAILABILITY

4.1.1. AN UNAVAILABLE WOMAN - ICE QUEEN

4.1.2. AN UNATTRACTIVE WOMAN - DOG

5. CONCEPTUAL METAPHORS

5.1. WOMEN AS DESSERT

5.1.1. COOKIE, CUPCAKE

5.2. WOMEN AS SMALL ANIMALS

5.2.1. FOX, CHICK, BUNNY

6. GENERIC "HE" AND WORDS ENDING IN "MAN"

6.1. HE --> HE/SHE, THEY

6.2. CHAIRMAN --> CHAIR

6.3. POLICEMAN --> POLICE OFFICER

6.4. FIREMAN --> FIREFIGHTER

6.5. STEWARDESS --> FLIGHT ATTENDANT

7. REAPPROPRIATION/LINGUISTIC RECLAMATION

7.1. "GAY" BY THE GAY COMMUNITY

7.2. "BLACK" BY THE AFRO-AMERICAN COMMUNITY

8. PC LANGUAGE