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The Relationship of Interpersonal Relations and Speech Levels in Japan
|Title:||The Relationship of Interpersonal Relations and Speech Levels in Japan|
|Contributors:||Mathias, Gerald (advisor)|
|Date Issued:||15 Jan 2014|
|Publisher:||University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Abstract:||Although there has been much debate about the exact relationship between language and culture, and about which of the two preceded each other, linguists and sociologists tend to agree that language pattersn and cultural norms and interrelated. The famoous linguist Benjamin E. Whorf in what came to be know as the Whorfian Hypothesis claims that language not only is a tool one uses for communication of thought, but also is a shaper of the ideas and thoughts and directly influences the individuals' perception.|
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