Presentation. Step 1: Choose your pertinent issue/topic by narrowing down or thinking specifically about one broader topic. Ambiguity and meaning Connotation/denotation Persuasive language Expert opinion Propaganda Lost in Translation Code switching Value Laden words/emotive words
How do advertisements on social networking sites target either males or females simply through language?
1. Advertisers utilize their knowledge of gender to target.
2. Language might appear to be gender neutral, but words like “slim” and “smooth” are clearly aimed at feminine values.
Implications-The Language reinforces sometimes negative views women and men have of themselves.
(I would come up with 2 more knowledge claims…)
*I would do this for each of my four knowledge claims.