Intro to Women Writers-Hybrid Spring 2014

As a community, we will establish the parameters of our communication, which will include deciding if certain words, phrases, or topics are appropriate to use in our course.

When writing about a certain time period, be specific. Avoid generalizing:

back then

back in the day

in those days

Instead, refer to a specific year, decade, era, and remember that not everyone conformed to generalized ideas in a given time period.

 

How do you know which to use: girl, woman, lady, or female?

Tags: usage, idioms

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