ANTB21H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Erving Goffman, Performativity, Language Ideology

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28 Oct 2013
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Ritual: language plays a key role in establishing a ritual. Performativity: language and the use of language helps to constitute the world. Austin described ritual events marriage, making a promise also has a ritual aspect to it. Relationship between ritual and performativity has a key significant rather than displaying or explaining concept. Complexity of ritual key to our lives which enables the ritual to perceive. ****midterm on october 8th, office hours: 1. 30 3. 30 mw 372 but this week 2-4pm. Part 1: identification identify 3 terms out of 6. Discuss definition + example of why that concept is important (3 * 13 = 39 marks) part 2: answer 1 of the following 3 questions. Be sure to include at least one relevant example from lecture, tutorial, or the readings. Of definition index- one of the 3 sossure talks about tries to get at the textual nature of language. Referencial ideology is an example of essay question.

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