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Analysis of Sexism Phenomenon in English Vocabulary and its Avoiding Tactics Richard Chang

Analysis of Sexism Phenomenon in English Vocabulary and its Avoiding Tactics

Richard Chang

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Sexism is discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex especially discrimination against women. In language aspect sexism usually refers to language discrimination to the female. Sexism in English in general comes in threeMoreSexism is discriminatory or abusive behavior towards members of the opposite sex especially discrimination against women. In language aspect sexism usually refers to language discrimination to the female. Sexism in English in general comes in three major forms: naming of professions, different mentioning of word order and using terms to refer to commonly human beings. With the development of society people began to realize the importance of the language reform and removing sexism becomes necessary. Therefore we should take some methods of removing sexism in English, for example avoiding using generic masculine pronouns- Lexical neutralization- Coining new corresponding words .Eliminating linguistic sexism must happen simultaneously with social change- women must be given the same opportunities as men.