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Transcript of Linguistic determinism
Grammar stresses shape
Different words for wood, tree, table
Individuals group boxes together
Hopi language vs.WesternLanguages
LANGUAGE SHAPES THOUGHT !
-Sapir and Whorf-
Language determines thought
Language as a prison (Agar)
Language influences thought
Language as a room (Agar)
Stumbling (English) vs hobbling along (Hopi)
An event vs continuum
Sapir and Whorf
has two separate words for blue dark blue and sky blue
Experiments in Linguistic Determinism: Yucatec
only have counting words “one” ,“two”and“
ride in the house
guidare in casa
Grammar stresses material
Connects related words for wood, tree, table
Individuals group cardboard items together.
only have one word for blue and green
Hopi perceive temporal
entities as ongoing processes
perceive temporal entities as objects in space
Days in Hopi are cyclical
Four days similar to four people/four oranges
ride the bicycle
guidare in bicicletta
People have many more words to describe snow