Anthro 104 Lecture 11

Anthro 104 Lecture 11 - Anthro 104 Lecture 11 The Speech...

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Anthro 104 Lecture 11 The Speech Act “Sandwich Locutionary Act - An Act of saying something to someone Illocutionary Act - Doing something by saying something to someone Perlocutionary Act - Bringing about effects by saying something to someone Shaping Context With Language Language is not only there to represent the world, but also to put speakers, listeners, objects, and events into a situation, a context. Speech Communities Difference and Inequality - Not everyone in a speech community may use the same range of speech resources (stigma, privilege) Different categories of speakers and hearers. Diversion of Linguistic Labor Boundaries and Linguistic Language - Language spoken in a way to maintain insider-outsider relationships Linguistic Economy Exchange of authoritative words (for cash?) Copyrights, contracts, certifications Praise Economy (gifts for praise) Wolof (W.Africa) praise politics (reputation) Mambi (Indonesia) praise politics Forms of Linguistic Pluralism Codeswitching Bilingualism and Multilingualism
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2008 for the course ANTHRO 104 taught by Professor Bowie during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Anthro 104 Lecture 11 - Anthro 104 Lecture 11 The Speech...

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