Speech Codes Theory Web Q

Speech Codes Theory Web Q - Speech Codes Theory asserts...

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Speech Codes Theory asserts that our speaking and culture are intertwined. For this WebQ, you are going to use the brief scenario below to explore more fully the definition of speech code. Scenario: When asked to give her advice about a long and happy marriage, an 80 year old woman recently said: "My father always told me never to go to bed angry at anyone. And I'd offer that advice – You should never go to bed angry at your partner if you want to have a long and happy marriage. And, of course, communication. A good marriage needs communication." Question 1. Define Speech Code (according to class lecture). You may quote directly from lecture. You need to use complete sentences. Speech codes are historically transmitted, socially constructed systems of terms and meanings, premises and rules pertaining to communicative conduct. Question 2. Define Rule (according to class lecture). You may quote directly from lecture. You need to use complete sentences. In speech codes theory, a rule is a prescription for how to act under specified circumstances
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This homework help was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course COM 202 taught by Professor Coutu during the Fall '07 term at University of Washington.

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