The tirangle of meaning.
The Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
Ogden and Richards.
Sapir and Whorf.
S. I. Hayakawa.
There is a direct relationship between words and things.
There is no direct relationship between words and things.
There can be a direct relationship between words and things if communication is effective.
Figure and ground are often ambiguous.
Words continually change meaning.
The word is the thing.
No one else will respond to a word exactly as you do.
A word is a symbol.
The triangle of meaning.
Its personal meaning of someone.
Its dictionary definition.
An object associated with the word.
A "tag question" that could be aked about it.
Both denotative and connotative.
Affected by time and place.
Affected by gender and culture.
All of the above.
The Japanese language keeps women "in their place"
Men and women speak different "gender-lects"
Words help mold our perception of reality
All of the above
None of the above
They make definite statements.
Their speech frequently includes "hedges."
They ask many "tag questions."
They do not hesitate to utter "nonfluencies."
Different words to represent the same thing.
The same words to represent the same thing.
Different words to represent different things.
The same word but give it different meanings.
Different words to represent the same thing, and the same word but give it different meanings.
Be word-minded instead of person-minded.
Be person-minded instead of word-minded.
Think positively; consider it impossible for people to misunderstand one another
Remember that "the word is the thing."
None of the above; it is impossible to avoid bypassing.
It means the same thing to everyone.
It may blunt the sharpness of the words we use.
It reveals our sensitivity to the preferences of those we converse with.
Both B and C
Describe people or things we are talking about.
Describe our own feelings and attitudes.
All of the above.