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7. Il linguaggio femminile e maschile: uno scenario (stereotipico) in movimento

Il linguaggio femminile e maschile: uno scenario (stereotipico) in movimento

by Rita Fresu

Various studies have both demonstrated that differences in feminine and masculine language are part of a social construct strongly correlated to diastratic and diaphasic factors and revealed the existence of a consolidated set of expectations held by a community of speakers with regard to the linguistic behaviors attributed to gender. The shared  understanding of this strong social norm and expectation,

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Forging the New man

Forging the New man: World War I Narratives for Children

by Marisa Giorgi

This article examines the role of children’s literature as a tool in Mussolini’s anthropological revolution. A discussion of the regime’s goals to fascistize children’s leisure-time literature and the conciliation between the state and the Catholic Church provides context for an analysis of the conversion scenes from Eros Belloni’s Guerra! Romanzo fascista per i giovani (1933) and Antonio Beltramelli’s La grande diana (1934).

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