An Investigation of Deborah Tannen's Theory of Male and Female Language on Facebook

Cok Agung Anre Juniana

Abstract


This study focused on investigating the existence of areas
of conflicts in a recorded written conversation of young
male and female in Facebook. The investigation was based
on Deborah Tannen’s theory of the six conflicts between
male and female language. The findings show that the
six-conflicts exist in written language between male and
female. It confirmed that gender is a strong feature in a
language that affects people in their ways of
communication.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23887/ls.v18i2.16045

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