Discussion Forums Week 4

Discussion Forums Week 4 - To participate in the following...

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To participate in the following Discussion Forums, go to this week's Discussion link in the left navigation: 1. Communication In English, there are many terms for the word "money". This is similar to the Saami focal vocabularies for snow. How many terms for money can you think of, and what are their different meanings? Why do you think the English language has so many words for money? What other possible focal vocabularies exist in English? How are these focal words related to a particular culture? (Ch. 12) Respond to at least two other students' postings. 2. Expressive Cultures Read the Critical Thinking activity on pg 371. Using the Internet, find http://www.si.edu/ and other museum sites. Visit two museums: one fine art, and one other museum (natural history, science, music,etc). Discuss two items from each museum and respond to the below questions: What is it? Lincolns top hat What contextual explanation does the museum provide about the object? Was the object intended as a work of art or as something else? In your opinion, is it art? Support your answer
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