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GENDER STEREOTYPES OF PEOPLE’S APPEARANCE IN MODERN ENGLISH FICTION

Klyukina Yulia Viktorovna1, Shipovskaya Anna Anatolyevna1
1Tambov State Technical University, PhD in Linguistics, Assistant Professor of the Foreign Languages Department

Abstract
The paper deals with the concepts of gender stereotypes and standard appearance. It considers verbalization of people’s appearance gender stereotypes in the texts of English-language prose written in the beginning of the XXI century. It identifies portrait stereotypes of femininity and masculine existing at the present time of society development.

Keywords: appearance, femininity, fiction, gender stereotypes, masculinity, portrait


Article reference:
Klyukina Y.V., Shipovskaya A.A. Gender stereotypes of people’s appearance in modern english fiction // Philology and literature. 2015. № 5 [Electronic journal]. URL: http://philology.snauka.ru/en/2015/05/1499

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