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CMN 105 Exam 3 Study Guide Book One: The Functions of Language 1. What does journalist Robert MacNeil say he learned from this book? A: How to use that which is most humane to us- our talent for abstraction and awareness of language-to make us less belligerent (war like), less fearful, more cooperative, more reasonable people. Drawing on wide knowledge of psychology and scientific thought, his advice is prescription for sanity in our daily lives, as citizens in a great democracy, as members of the “huge cooperative nervous system” called society. Language is the neurochemistry of that nervous system. 2. What was the text written in response to? 3. What is the definition of Semantics and what does it address and what does it NOT address? 4. What is the difference between Interspecific and intraspecific struggles? 5. According to Hayakawa, what are the qualities important to human survival? 6. What does he refer to as “cooperative nervous systems”?
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