British Pronoun Use, Prescription, and Processing

  • Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2019
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  • English
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  • 9781137332738
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This study considers the use of they and he for generic reference in post-2000 written British English. The analysis is framed by a consideration of language-internal factors, such as syntactic agreement, and language-external factors, which include traditional grammatical prescriptivism and the language reforms resulting from second-wave feminism.