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Communication in Society

by: Leland Kuhlman

Communication in Society IDST 2215

Leland Kuhlman
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Scott Dillard

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Date Created: 10/12/15
Communication In Society Study Guide Test 2 The Int 0 Words eriority of Sound Sound has a unique relationship to the interiority as opposed to other senses He gives an example of how the eye can39t see into a room because there are walls to block it Smell and touch don t help either To touch the inside of an object you have to violate disrupt it Sound registers the interior structure of what produces it The human voice comes from within Sight requires movement because you have to look at all the parts to make a whole picture but sound lets you hear from every direction at the same time Sound is a unifying sense The consciousness of each person is known from their inside but no other person can know it the same way Your body is the middle between quotmyselfquot and quotoutsidequot In a primary oral culture words exist only in sound The way a person experiences the word is important are not signs Textualvisual representations of a word are not real words they are just secondary models What we see and read are not real words but coded symbols that are understood because we have been taught We see the symbol and quothearquot the word in our consciousness Script is just marks on paper until it is used by conscious humans as a cue to sound out the word Sound is like time time goes on even as we try to measure it with calendars and clocks We do this to put quottimequot under our control We do the same with sound reducing it to patterns and waves like the alphabet It is hard for us to not think of words as signs Rhetoric Academic rhetoric and Learned Latin developments in the West affect the interaction of writing and orality 39rhetoric is the greatest barrier between us and our ancestors Rhetoric the art of public speaking Writing and orality was formulized and characterized with a rhetoricstyle and Latin Rhetorical tradition represents the old oral world and philosophical tradition represents the new chirographic structures of thought Rhetoric has been organized into a scientific art and became the product of writing where originally rhetoric was completely oral and required great skill Writing allowed for more preparation for effective showy oral performances Through time though rhetoric kept thought and expression as agonistic and formulaic Into the 19th century literary style was formed by academic rhetoric in the west except for female authors because they did not have that training and education Education was taught in rhetoric and Latin and girls were not allowed into these schools amed Latin Direct result of writing Spoken Latin evolved into many other European languages so later on many could not understand the original old written Latin Latin continued only in schools and became Learned Latin a language completely controlled by writing does not mean they did not speak it though So basically Many languages developed from Latin orally but Learned Latin developed out of writing chirographically controlled Learned Latin stayed rooted chirographically and orally because educators wanted students to be good public speakers and rhetors Learned Latin was not a rst language It was taught in schools by learned the written language and taught only to school boys since girls were not allowed Spoken only between those who could read and write it Chirographicallycontrolled languages no longer exist or have importance today Languages taught now are mother tongues The Round Character and Print A Round character has the incalculability Impossible to calculate unpredictable of life about it have many different sides to them A Flat character never surprises the reader but delights by fulfilling expectations copiously are 2 dimensional As discourse moves from primary orality to greater and greater chirographic study of handwriting and typographic are and technique of arranging type control the at character yields to more round The round character rst appeared in the Greek tragedies Writing and reading are solo activities in the worlds that they generate the round character is born Writing and print do not entirely do away with the at character when writing cultures create abstract characters The development of the round character registers changes in consciousness that range far beyond the world of literature Indexes Books Notes must be made and spatially organized for easy recall and retrieval Lists have no oral equivalent since it is just a bunch of nouns but can be used in oral recitation to aid memory because the words on the list yield a meaning Lists then can be memorized for oral recitation Indexes are an example of these lists because they use little typographic space provide visual organization and are effective for retrieval


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