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Unformatted text preview: Quiz 3 Study Guide Part 1 COM 250/Spring 2009 Critical Approaches (Chapter 6/Lecture) 1. What are the fundamental assumptions of critical approaches (in terms of goals, metaphor, and view of communication)? 2. According to critical theorists, is there any such thing as "neutral" communication? 3. According to Miller, what does it mean to say that power is pervasive? What are the three approaches to power that she outlines? 4. According to lecture, differentiate between the surface and deep structures of power? Why is it necessary to look at the deep structure? 5. Define ideology? According to lecture, what are the four functions of ideology? Be able to recognize an example of each function. Socially structured meanings (i.e. symbols, rules, norms, etc.) 1) Gendered meaning norms, rules, 2) Representing the majority the interest of the few represent the interest of the many...
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