Deborah Tannen Essay Topics

Critical Reading of Deborah Tannen’s Marked Women

Marked Women, a short piece by Deborah Tannen (1993), is a fine example of a well planned and effect piece of literature. When read properly, that is to say with the metacognitive process engaged, a full meaning of the author’s intent is able to be achieved. This process not only involved questioning the ideas presented,… View Article

Deborah tannens the argument culture

In Deborah Tannen’s article “The Argument Culture,” she states that argument and debate “urge us to approach the world, and the people in it, in an adversarial frame of mine.” She calls this new norm of society “The argument culture”. The argument culture “rests on the assumption that opposition is the best way to get… View Article