Comm 101 Representation

Comm 101 Representation - inherent meaning o Intentional...

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Representation Stuart Hall Two Systems of Representation o Mental (Conceptual) Representation This is how we conceptualize and classify things in our heads o Language This is how we exchange meanings with others, not only speaking and writing but also through visual imagery Iconic Signs o Reflective (Mimetic) This theory says that meaning is inherent in something, and language reflects that
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Unformatted text preview: inherent meaning o Intentional This theory says that the speaker gives his or her intended meaning to something, there is not one common meaning to any one thing o Constructionist This theory says that people construct meanings using representational systems Material objects themselves dont convey meaning...
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This note was uploaded on 06/26/2008 for the course COMM 101 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Winter '07 term at University of Michigan.

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