The Representation of Female and Male Characters in Regard to Topic Management in Conversation Investigated in the American TV Sitcom Happy Endings

  • Denisa Biala

    Student thesis: Bachelor

    Abstract

    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.

    Date of Award2014-Sep-10
    Original languageEnglish
    SupervisorAnna Ekström (Supervisor)

    Courses and Subjects

    • English

    University credits

    • 15 HE credits

    Swedish Standard Keywords

    • Languages and Literature (602)

    Keywords

    • linguistics
    • tv
    • conversation

    Cite this

    '