The Modern Manipulation of Language

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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
Kuper
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
Kuper
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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