Sassure - -Langue vs. Parole-he "father" of...

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Sassure -Semiology: is the study of sign processes ( semiosis ), or signification and communication, signs and symbols , and is usually divided into three branches: Semantics : Relation between signs and the things to which they refer; their denotata Syntactics : Relations among signs in formal structures Pragmatics : Relation between signs and their effects on those (people) who use them -Linguistics -Language System
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Unformatted text preview: -Langue vs. Parole-he "father" of modern linguistics , proposed a dualistic notion of signs, relating the signifier as the form of the word or phrase uttered, to the signified as the mental concept. It is important to note that, according to Saussure, the sign is completely arbitrary, i.e. there was no necessary connection between the sign and its meaning. Levi-Strauss-Kinship Structure...
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course SOC 150B taught by Professor Szaz during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.

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