Sapir Whorf Hypothesis Activity

Sapir Whorf Hypothesis Activity - language? What does he...

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Name: Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis A Case Study: Burying the n-word 1. Listen to the debate between Columnist Jason Whitlock and Assistant Professor James Peterson. a. What is Whitlock’s understanding of the relationship between culture and language? What does he advocate to change cultural problems? b. What is Peterson’s understanding of the relationship between culture and
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Unformatted text preview: language? What does he advocate to change cultural problems? c. Who do you agree with? Why? 2. How does the debate over burying the n-word relate to the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis? 3. Can you think of institutions or other (sub)cultures that attempt to shift thoughts and actions by altering language? Do you agree with these strategies? Explain....
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