What Is Feminine Style Rhetoric and Why Is It Important?
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The title of this may sound scary, or make you feel like you’re back in English class, but have no fear!
I’m sharing ways you can help yourself sound more confident and get your point across to others more clearly.
Rhetoric is the art of persuasion. It’s a helpful skill in all areas of life; from conversations with your boss, to your spouse and even how you communicate on social media.
The feminine part of ‘feminine style rhetoric’ might surprise you, too! Here’s a hint, it has less to do with gender than you may think. Dive in!
In this episode:
Defining “Feminine Style Rhetoric” (1:34)
Why I say “Feminine Style”(3:39)
The first example: hedging (5:34)
Tag questions (6:34)
Inclusive pronouns (8:27)
Weakening our own language (9:14)
Feminine vs. masculine style 10:10)
Check out the video, and tell me what you think about this type of rhetoric. Read the blog for some more comparisons, and more research. Subscribe to the podcast to hear more on how feminine style rhetoric can go wrong.