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Unformatted text preview: CC2002 Creative and Critical Thinking Semester One 2011/12 Tutorial 5 Linguistic-Conceptual Analysis (II) 語語(linguistic traps)語語語語語語語語語語語語語語語語語 語語語語語語語語語語語語語語 Obscurity in Meaning: Unsubstantial meaning, Distorted meaning 語語語語語語語語語語語語語語 Conceptual Deflection: Conceptual Confusion, Conceptual Distortion 語語語語語語語語語語語語語語 Vacuous Expressions: Relative Vacuity, Absolute Vacuity Identify and explain the language trap(s) in each of the following: 1. Airplanes are used for getting high. And airplanes are perfectly legal. Drugs are used for getting high, too. So they should be legal. 2. “Look! The notice on his office door says ‘Will be back soon.’ But I’ve been waiting here for over two hours!” 3. 我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我 我我我我我我我我我我我我我我 我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我我...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course COMP 3868 taught by Professor Keithchan during the Spring '97 term at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
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