A. Bollywood movies often reflect the time period in which they are filmed
1. With Changing times comes.
a. Change in values
b. Change in language/cultures
c. Change in societal institutions (marriage, education, gender roles)
Love and Marriage in Bollywood Cinema.From the 1950s to Present Day
May 3, 2011
It is evident that Bollywood movies often reflect the time period in which they are filmed.
With changing times, comes a change in many aspects
1. Define linguistic and cultural "convergence". Give examples to elaborate your
Linguistic convergence is when two or more languages become like each other.
An example is Bazar Hindi. Bazaar Hindi is a combination of v
arious languages, such as Hi
1. Diglossia is when multiple languages are used in different contexts and in different
domains by a person/family/community. For example, one of my Nepali friends speaks
Nepali with both of her parents in the home, but uses English at school. However, a
Language and Culture in India
DUE THURSDAY, FEB 10, 2011 (in class)
HOMEWORK # 2
NOTE: This will be a good review for you for the Quiz coming up on the 17th.
Instructions: We are not looking for long answers. Your ans
Part I. Politeness #Review Questions: Handouts: 11,11A,11B+
article : Defining Politeness in Indian English (Rajeshwari
1. What is Face? What is negative Face? What is positive Face? Give examples.
Face is identity of the other person
I. Younger generations are completely rebelling against traditional customs of marriage
A. Dating is more common than parents arranging (or semi-arranging when children
have some say in the matter)
1. In this sense, the children are in complete control of