Language, Culture, and Communication The Meaning of Messages

ISBN-10: 0135135680

ISBN-13: 9780135135686

Edition: 5th 2008

Authors: Nancy Bonvillain
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Description: Using data from cultures and languages throughout the world to highlight both similarities and differences in human languages-this text explores the many interconnections among language, culture, and communicative meaning. It examines the multi-faceted meanings and uses of language and emphasizes the ways that language encapsulates speakers meanings and intentions.

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Book details

List price: $75.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
References
The Form of the Message
Phonology: The Sounds of Language
Phonetics
Phonemic Analysis
Prosodic Features
Morphological: The Structure of Words
Morphological Analysis
Morphological Typologies
Grammatical Concepts
Syntax: The Structure of Sentences
Semantics: The Analysis of Meaning
Manual Language
Formation of Signs
ASL Vocabulary and Grammar
Nonverbal Communication
Nonverbal Actions
The Meaning of Silence
Summary
References
Language and Cultural Meaning
Foundations of Linguistic Anthropology
A Contemporary Comment
Reexamination of Linguistic Relativity
Lexical and Cultural Categories
Domains
Lexical Components
Lexical Classifications
Ethnoscience
Universal Processes: Color Terms
Focal Meaning and Prototypes
Concepts of Space and Location
Cultural Presupposition
Extended and Transferred Meaning
Metaphor and Metonymy
Metaphors of Kinship
Metaphors of the Body
Summary
References
Contextual Components: Outline of an Ethnography of Communication
Ethnography of Communication
Settings
Participants
Terms of Address
Pronouns
Kinship Terms
Honorifics
Topics and Goals
Speech Acts
Narratives
Routines
Greetings
Apologies
Summary
References
Communicative Interactions
Structural Properties of Conversation
Conversational Postulates
Directives
Directives and Responses in Context
Telephone Conversation
Politeness
Theories of Politeness
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