The Modern Manipulation of Language


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The beginning:
The Modern Manipulation of Language
This essay will be concerned with modern Canadian culture; specifically, the state of modern Canadian language. This connection, between culture and language, should not be surprising. Language greatly shapes a culture. Adam
articulates that connection: “Culture is ... essentially a matter of ideas and values, a collective cast of mind. The ideas and values, the cosmology, morality, and aesthetics, are expressed in symbols ... culture could be described as a symbolic system” (227). The symbolic system that
describes is, of course, reliant on language to get its message across. The Greeks and Romans highly prized the mastery of verbal language – the rhetoric of the speaker. The European...
The end:
.....ind – to remember that both the government and Google may state that which is untrue, either consciously or unconsciously.
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