Essays about: "linguistic determinism"

Found 2 essays containing the words linguistic determinism.

  1. 1. Analysis of the Influence of Chinese Cultural Values on the Meaning and Usage of New Chinese Internet Words

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Kinesiska

    Author : Bence Korányi; [2019]
    Keywords : Chinese language; influence of culture; thought and language; language ideology; Chinese cultural values; Internet words; new words; influence on the meaning and usage of words;

    Abstract : 摘要     “语言决定论”说明了语言和思想之间的联系,且通过分析语言与文化间的关系而不断改善。文化在一个人思想形成的基础阶段中发挥了决定性作用,是语言意识形态的基本特征。于是我们可以假设,文化价值作为一种可以衡量文化影响力的手段,文化影响力理应能够在文字中被识别出来和与文字建立起联系,而这也可与网络新词,这个从未被研究过的领域联系起来。     为了证明中国的文化价值对网络新词的影响,笔者会使用“定性内容分析”的方法与“定量分析法”。文化影响了字词的本意,也影响了在网络上出现的新词的意义。此外,中华文化价值与网络新词之间的联系不单可由文化对新词直接的影响中识别出来,亦可间接地在用法中加以识别。而有些网络新词虽然源于其他语言或文化,但是中国文化影响了这些网络新词的语境,使这些新词最终能够与中文融为一体。 .. READ MORE

  2. 2. REVITALIZING LINGUISTIC RELATIVITY: Pedagogical Implications in language teaching.

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Sektionen för lärarutbildning (LUT)

    Author : Ashley Blackmore; [2012]
    Keywords : linguistic determinism; linguistic relativity; Sapir-Whorf; language and thought; upper-secondary school;

    Abstract : The linguistic relativity hypothesis (LRH), otherwise known as the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis (SWH), has been passionately debated over the last 60 years. It has undergone a renewed upsurge in scientific, anthropological and social interest. READ MORE