A Study of Linguistic Behavior from the Perspective of Sociolinguistic—Taking My Fair Lady as an Example

Jiao Dan, Li Rui

Abstract


People’s social background is closely related to people’s language behavior, and even people who use the same language will have many differences because of their social backgrounds. The movie “My Fair Lady” gives you a visual enjoyment. And this paper analyzes the film from the perspective of sociolinguistics. The language act presented in this film fully illustrates the relationship between language and social class, gender, and geographical factors, which explains the influence of people’s language behavior on their social status and gender, and also shows the influence of these factors on people’s language behavior.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22158/sll.v1n2p162

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