Performing the Performative in the Theater of the Queer
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This chapter examines a postwar linguistic practice called o-ne-kotoba, which is utilized by gay men, M-F transgendered people, and M-F transsexual individuals. The word ëan be literally translated as the “f older sister or woman,” more informal and contextual sense as “speech.”ëfic ? + older sister or woman) in current usage has been casually accepted to refer to effeminate homosexual men and/or transgendered individuals.
KeywordsGender Identity Person Pronoun Linguistic Characteristic Speech Style Feminine Form
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