10+language - • principle of non-allness • principle of...

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Comm 101 3/04/10 Language in Communication: Sticks and Stones…? 1. Michael & Edgerton: What do they do via language? 2. Two views (paradigms) of language 3. Components of language Phonology: how speech sounds are combined into words Syntax: how words are combined into sentences Semantics: how we make meaning Pragmatics: how we use language Syntax Productivity Chomsky’s generative theory Semantics “Colorless green ideas sleep furiously” ARBITRARY symbols principle of non-identity
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Unformatted text preview: • principle of non-allness • principle of self-reflexiveness (metacommunication) Comm 101 3/04/10 Connotation and denotation Words shape reality: Sapir & Whorf hypothesis Pragmatics Rules for language use Grice’s Co-operative Principle: 4 maxims: • quantity • quality • relation/relevancy • manner 4. Language and gender does language make women invisible? • names • terms of address • generic man/he • job titles does language put women down? (semantic derogation)...
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