Your Voice Speaks Volumes: It's Not What You Say, But How You Say It

By Setter, Jane

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9780198813842
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Oxford Univ.


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Reviewed on October 1, 2019  |  Social Sciences

The ways people speak provide easy fodder for stereotypes, whether for comedic effect or to support existing prejudices. One popular example, "uptalk" (a statement ending in a rising intonation), is a feature often misattributed to "female talk" and negatively judged as indicating a lack of confidence. Setter (phonetics, Univ. of Reading; coeditor, Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary) examines attitudes sur...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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