Oriyas - lawyer Amy is pretty arrogant, but she is really...

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Oriyas (India) Descriptions of People She brings cakes to my family on festival days-- to my mother and father and to my Auntie Amita. Every morning she carries these cakes to their home on Faizabad Street -detail -info on relationships - lots of social context American Descriptions of People George is a great guy-- he's friendly and funny and a heck of a
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Unformatted text preview: lawyer Amy is pretty arrogant, but she is really smart.--use of abstract adjectives (great, friendly, funny, arrogant, smart)-- job titles mentioned routinely-- infrequent mention of related or associated people-- time and place mentioned rare-- in general, less attention to context, particularly social context...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2010 for the course ANT 110 taught by Professor Rukeyser during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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