Unformatted text preview: 5. Cx is symbolic Verbal codes Arbitrary symbols … Dog hints nothing of a furry little animal D-O-G Nonverbal codes “It’s raining” Say the same word three different ways 6. Cx is context shaped and context shaping You can not NOT Cx (Communicate) All behavior in any social interaction has the potential to be communicative And only if the other person notices and attribute meaning to it FALSE- All behavior is inherently meaningful...
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- Spring '08
- Sociology, Verbal codes Arbitrary