Answer questions 1-3 in TWO paragraphs each…
1) What is the cultural importance of silence, as described by Keith Basso, among the Cibeque Apache?
Describe and discuss two different types of “encounters” and the role silence and speech play in culturally appropriate behavior for those types of encounters. How does Basso analyze the use of silence?
2) What is the evidence we can use to know that signing languages such as ASL are “real human languages”?
What is Deaf Culture and what are the reasons it exists?
3) Contrast linear VS. multimodal reading and writing, with regard to online technologies. What does John McWhorter argue about texting?
How does this connect to the idea of entextualization?
What is the cultural importance of silence, as described by Keith Basso, among the Cibeque Apache?