Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Writing is a conscious act so it is interesting to read how much of the unconscious slips through, particularly the use of pronouns. This article should be a tip to practitioners to check their prose for the use of "I", "me", "my" and "we", "us", "our". The gender and power relationships that show through are notable. Computer analysis provides a new perspective on writing and a caution to writers everywhere.