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Language, the social mirror

Elaine Chaika

Language, the social mirror

by Elaine Chaika

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Published by Newbury House Publishers in Rowley, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language and languages,
  • Linguistics

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the ways people use language in society with chapters on kinesics, dialect, and bilingualism.

    Edition Notes

    StatementElaine Chaika.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .C49
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4263788M
    ISBN 100883772035
    LC Control Number81009638

    To answer these questions related to language as social activity, sociolinguists often use ethnographic methods. Language: The Social Mirror. . Social Mirror Theory (SMT) states that people are not capable of self-reflection without taking into consideration a peer's interpretation of the experience. In other words, people define and resolve their internal musings through other's viewpoint. SMT's background is derived from the s from concepts related to the study of public opinion and social interaction by Wilhelm Dilthey, .

      The “Social Mirror” is simply the way we see ourselves based on current social paradigms, opinions, and perceptions of the people around us. In today’s society people are too caught up with what others think of them, and also the way others see them. Stephen Covey wrote “If the only vision.   The book divides into two main sections. The first, “Language as a Mirror,” poses the question: If language is a mirror to the mind, what do we see reflected there? One of the reasons we enjoy words so much is that they often provide wonderful windows into a speech community’s values and attitudes.

      Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this : Timothy C. Frazer.   Language: The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this use affects the individual as well as society. Thoroughly revised, the fourth edition presents a modern study of sociolinguistics through updated case studies and current research findings.


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Elaine Chaika gives a detailed explanation of the complexity of language and its uses. This book provides an overview of bilingualism and bilingual education by examining historical and recent literature, presenting firsthand observations, and demonstrating how both popular views and scholarly research actually mirror larger social issues.

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However, language, with its rich variation, can also be seen as a mirror reflecting the miscellaneous nature of the society or the distinct locality of a culture. In her book, Language, the Social Mirror (), Chaika states that language and society are so closely intertwined that it is impossible to understand one without the other (p.1).

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