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What would be a good approach to an essay written in the third person about the role of voice or silence in empowering people?

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A good starting point might be to read the work of Deborah Tannen (see citation below). She is a linguist who has studied the way speech habits and silence affect power in business meetings. In particular, she investigates the gendering of...

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