Sex, Lies and Conversation Article
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... this paper, I will discuss the article “Sex, Lies, and Conversation” by Deborah Tannen. Specifically, I will focus on differences in how males and females support conversations. In particular, I will explore the differences in making eye contact, topic changes, handling problems, and ways of listening. Finally, I will present a personal perspective on Deborah Tannen’s theory and attempt to determine whether it is true or untrue. Firstly, Tannen speaks about differences in the mechanics of leading a conversation between men and women. The physical positions taken by males and females misalign, Tannen observes. Particularly, girls and women usually face each other in a direct manner, anchoring their...