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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 Technologizing the word II
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5/2/11 Recap What are the three types of script? Which has the most characters, which has the least?
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5/2/11 Orality and literacy
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5/2/11 Something in Proust and the Squid that’s missing from Walter Ong’s ‘Orality and Literacy’ (the squid bit) Wolf claims that different types of scripts use different areas of the brain. Based on the difference between readers of Chinese and readers of English The suggestion is that alphabetic scripts are so economical in both characters and brain usage that they create new cognitive
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5/2/11 Origins of this alphabet
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5/2/11 Phoenician, Greek, Roman
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5/2/11 Greeks technologize the word 8th century, they start writing down their epic poems 7th and 6th century, laws begin to be carved on the walls of public buildings 5th century, writing becomes more widespread and aspiring young scholars and citizens use it 4th century, writing is an accepted part of intellectual endeavor.
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