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ANTH V02- Cultural Anthropology Culture and Communication: Language and the Arts Communication: transmitting information; influencing the behavior of another organism. Acquiring language : Biologically adapted for language. 3 Features of Language Displacement! Symbolism Productivity Language & Culture Part of culture & cultural knowledge Shapes perception of reality Socio-linguistics Social factors affecting changes in languages Generations Gender Social Class Socio-linguistics Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis: language affects culture Code-Switching Bi-lingual Selective alternating between languages Dialects Forms of a language that deviate from the dominant group Components of a Language : System of sounds combined to form words, phrases, & sentences. Phonology Morphology Semantics Syntax Nonverbal communication: Two-thirds of communication comes from nonverbal cues. Cultural Space Body Movement Body Language Emblems Artifacts & body adornment
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Aesthetic “The aesthetic impulse is basic to all of us as human beings” Franz Boas
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