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Unformatted text preview: point of articulation- place in mouth- stipulate the configurations with mouth- articulate a certain sound testing various sounds- very similar- roughly 30 different consonants late 50s-60s idea about language- biological component human brain- limited # of rules , can understand, regardless of language- what learning- common “deep structure” ---> universal mind-- appreciate as--- e.g. computer language-- noun/verb phrase e.g. I’m mad... just learning the basics 3 year olds-5 year olds- surface structure of language- particular rules use this approach--> anthropologist- compare different languages - similar deep structure- noun/verb, object phrase of some sort-- meaning attached to them perhaps earlier Mr. Sapir and Mr. Whorf-- Whorf-- fire insurance manager--> why fire not occur(s) -- why fire started there-- XX fumes linguistic relativity- Sapir Whorf hypothesis-- dramatic category---> leads speakers to think about culture in a particular way-- e.g. if we have structure to verbs in English (tenses) --> culture that thinks in a linear - e....
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- Fall '05
- Linguistic relativity, Sapir Whorf hypothesis, Mr. Whorf, Hopi verb tenses