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  • High And Low Context Communication
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    Culture and Verbal Communication For this paper, I have once again chosen a topic that I have a great deal of interest in. I find it absolutely fascinating how something like culture can so dramatically affect the communication that may or may not take place between individuals of different cultures. In this paper, I will examine the differences between high- and low-context cultures, and the problems that can arise during communication between members of different cultures. Before looking at th...
  • Cultural Criticism
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    CULTURAL CRITICISM AND FRANKENSTEIN Cultural Criticisms Goal of cultural criticism is to oppose culture with a capital C. The view of culture, which always and only equates it with what we call high culture. Cultural critics want to make term culture refer to popular culture as well as the classics Break down the boundary between high and low and dismantle the hierarchy that the distinction implies Cultural critics want to get us away from thinking about certain works as the best ones produced b...
  • History And High Culture
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    Power Struggle Media in the nineties is creating a great power struggle between high and pop culture. Movies and television have such a great influence on today's society, that many people are turning away from high culture and towards pop culture as a way of gaining knowledge, as well as entertainment. Today, more and more people would prefer to sit at home and watch television than travel to a museum or a library. Also today, people are not excited by the prospect of reading a book and would m...
  • Idea Of Low And High Context Cultures
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    Facework Theory Stella Ting-Toomey looked at intercultural interaction, including conflict and negotiation, along with Hofstedes notion of individualism versus collectivism and Halls ideas of low and high context assumptions to come up with her Facework Theory (Cocroft, T-T Face-Japan / US). Facework refers to the ways particular communicative moves speak to the identity claims of self and other in specific social situations; and while face concerns are not necessarily focal, they are always imm...
  • Taste For High Culture
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    A question of discrimination Think, wrote the cultural critic Eunice Lipton, "about Michelangelo, van Gogh, Rodin, Picasso, Pollock. Could these artists be lesbians, Asian Americans, Native Americans" Her point was that if they had been any of these things, they would not have been recognised as "artist-geniuses" (her term); and this by implication shows that the notion of high culture in the western tradition embodies everything that is exclusive of other cultures and elitist within its own. To...

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