I&I CH3 - CHAPTER 3 PORTRAYING DIFFERENCE: RACE,...

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CHAPTER 3 PORTRAYING DIFFERENCE: RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND SEXUALITY IN LANGUAGE AND THE MEDIA
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Introduction In Newman’s narrative, when the cashier asked his son, “So, what are you going to ask Santa to bring you for Christmas?” she was: a. asking an inappropriately personal question b. showing genuine interest in her customers c. showing that she had a privileged religious status d. signaling her particular religious membership
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Symbols and Language Symbol—culturally arbitrary objects, gestures, words, and other artifacts that make meaning in both structural and everyday way Slurs—derogatory terms and words that create and enforce social inequalities Purpose Effects Inversion—targets of slurs reclaim the words as their own Language of risk—ways of speaking that, because of fears of condemnation or discrimination, camouflage identity
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Symbols and Language Political Correctness—a contested term that on the one hand refers to efforts to rectify, through
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