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Are Humans Trapped by their Language? Humans can produce and understand a huge range of words and sentences But might this linguistic freedom come with some caveats? Two American linguists at the fore of this discussion of how language can limit, not expand, our knowledge of the world: Edward Sapir and Benjamin Lee Whorf, Sapir’s student
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Anthropology of Language Edward Sapir: languages are more than a medium of communication -- they guide our perceptions. Benjamin Lee Whorf: language provides a frame of reference that orders our view of the world
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Human Language marked by: Vocabulary Grammar Metaphor
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Vocabulary
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This note was uploaded on 05/15/2010 for the course ANT 302 taught by Professor Seriff during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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