Speech without a speaking body : ‘ ‘ Japanese women ’ s language ’ ’ in translation

@inproceedings{OHara2003SpeechWA,
  title={Speech without a speaking body : ‘ ‘ Japanese women ’ s language ’ ’ in translation},
  author={Scarlett O’Hara and Dana Scully},
  year={2003}
}
  • Scarlett O’Hara, Dana Scully
  • Published 2003
Central to the way in which ‘‘women’s language’’ is experienced in the Japanese everyday is a profound cognitive dissonance: The majority of women do not speak ‘‘women’s language’’ and, yet, they recognize it as their own language. This article seeks to understand how metalinguistic devices—such as reported speech and quotation—and the intertextuality that… CONTINUE READING