Posted on February 6, 2013

2.5.13

2.5.13

Sally McConnell-Ginet argues that semantics matter. Meaning (or “LEXICAL SIGNIFICANCE”) relates to social practice and to social change–but not in a linear way (i.e. this linguistic change caused that social change). The relationship between word meaning and the world is nuanced. She covers a lot of ground. I am going to attempt to work with a bunch of her … Continue reading