Language Culture And Communication 7th Edition by Bonvillain-Test Bank

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Test Bank For Language Culture And Communication 7th Edition by Bonvillain

ISBN-10:020591764X , ISBN-13:978-0205917648

Chapter 3—Language and Cultural That means

Chapter Targets

After studying this chapter, college students ought to be capable to:

Outline the idea of a cultural mannequin and clarify how cultural fashions are overtly and covertly expressed via language.
Look at the foundations of linguistic anthropology
Consider each lexical and cultural classes within the examine of linguistics.
Present how cultural presuppositions as outlined in linguistics relate to cultural fashions as expressed via language.
Consider the ideas of semantic extension and switch.
Focus on kinship metaphors in English, Navajo, and Kannada.
Focus on physique metaphors in English and Zapotec.
Chapter Overview

This chapter discusses how language helps to create and reify cultural fashions of the bodily world and social interplay. It begins by discussing the idea of a cultural mannequin and the overt and covert methods cultural fashions are expressed in language. The works of Sapir and Whorf are described, in addition to Volosinov’s simultaneous speculation regarding linguistic relativity. Following this, the creator describes research of linguistic relativity, specializing in Lucy’s (1996) examine of English and Yucatec conceptualizations of plurals and numerals and Boroditsky’s (2001) examine of English and Mandarin temporal ideas. Cultural variations in conversational fashion are additionally addressed.

Lexical and cultural classes are mentioned within the subsequent part. The creator begins by explaining the connection between semantic domains and cultural curiosity, adopted by a dialogue of componential evaluation. Subsequent, the creator addresses alternative ways to categorise lexical objects, resembling by gender or animacy, and introduces the scholar to the concept of fuzzy classes. After a dialogue of ethnoscientific taxonomies in language, the chapter describes the sequential distribution of fundamental coloration phrases as posited by Berlin and Kay (1969) after which introduces focal which means and prototypes. The ultimate portion of this part is dedicated to describing alternative ways of conceptualizing house and site and the way these completely different conceptualizations are created by and mirrored in language.

The following part addresses cultural presuppositions. On this part, college students are launched to the notion of a cultural presupposition. The creator explains how such

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