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ERIC Number: EJ622446
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-0025
Effects of Pronoun Type and Gender Role Consistency on Children's Recall and Interpretation of Stories.
Conkright, Lea; Flannagan, Dorothy; Dykes, James
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v43 n7-8 p481-97 Oct 2000
Compared the pronouns he, she, and they with he/she alternating to examine children's recall and gender interpretation of stories. Children read stories about ambiguous characters called by varying pronouns and enjoying stereotypically masculine, feminine, or neutral activities. Recall was higher for girls, older children, and children hearing stories using she. Interpretation of character gender differed by pronoun use. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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