Language, Culture, and Communication: The Meaning of Messages

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Prentice Hall, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 420 pages
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Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languages—this book explores the many interconnections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. It examines the multi-faceted meanings and uses of language and emphasizes the ways that language encapsulates speakers' meanings and intentions. Includes new section on Narratives (Ch. 4) and Language Ideologies (Ch. 13). Features Interactional, situational, and social functions of languages. > For anyone interested in Language and Culture, Anthropological Linguistics, and Language and Communication.

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My other text book for my linguistics class. This one is a bit dry. It does, however, have an index that aids in using the information. Read full review

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The Form of the Message
7
Language and Cultural Meaning
46
Choline of an Ethnography
76
Copyright

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