An Analysis of That's Not What I Meant by Author Deborah Tannen

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This five page paper analyzes the 1992 book by the renown communications expert Deborah Tannen. In this book communication is explored from the perspective of gender with men engaging in so called report talk, a category of talk that emphasizes fact, while women engage in what Tannen refers to as rapport talk, a category of talk emphasizing feelings. One source is listed.