Unformatted text preview: language but also shaped by language. Perspectives We need to keep in mind the notion of perspective when talking about culture. A culture is a "shared perspective." It is not absolute truth. Perspectives are limited by their nature. They allow us to see life from only a certain angle. As we interact, we come to share ideas about the way the world is. Perspectives filter what we see (Charon, 1986:199-203). Example: "The Allegory of the Cave"...
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- Henslin, Constructed language