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Linguistics-Lecture 2-Signs Jan 15 2009

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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANT100Y1
Professor
Marcel Danesi
Semester
Winter

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January 15, 2009 ANT100: Lecture #2 Signifying Behaviour N Verbal signs (language) and nonverbal signs N Pictures are nonverbal signs N Other types of nonverbal signs: gestures, fashions (which can also signify- wealth, sexiness, sophistication), all (almost all?) objects What Do Signs Do? N Nonverbal, like verbal signs N Differentiation N Communication N The construction of reality Differentiation Through Signs N ,8KL438Z08LJ3L1ZK4Z0,70 o [,25O00[0.:9L;01,8KL438 N Cars N Foods we eat N Style and make of all commercial goods N The semiotics of goods is at the essence of a consumer society Commercial Through Nonverbal Signs N Usually indirect- 3491,.0941,.0 97,11L.8LJ3809. O,88L. $,:88:70,3$97:.9:7,OL89 L0Z41$LJ3L1L.,9L43 N $LJ3L1L07,3$LJ3L1L0 The S
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