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FT-12728-75

Mary P. Hiatt
CUNY Research Foundation, Bernard Baruch College (New York, NY 10010-5585)

The Way Women Write

To test the traditional assumption that men and women write differently and to determine if there are distinct "masculine" and "feminine" styles, and where and how the differences are revealed. Men and women often write about different things, but further than this, there are aspects of style which do reflect differences:e.g. sentence structure, sentence length, parallelism, the frequency of -ly adverbs, adjectives, and similes. It is on that the emphasis will be placed.

Project fields:
Literary Criticism

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,000 (approved)
$2,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1975 – 8/31/1975