Language and Literature goes RSA

Language and Power


To what extent can we understand the power of an individual through an examination of his/her language?

When we discuss the relationship between language and power, what questions are necessary to ask?

How can language help one acquire power?

Can one language have more power over another language?

Why is it important to explore the intersection of language and power?

https://docs.google.com/document/d/14BDp4XDP3AFe7mX4SdmsNQkoJboDEvLF-DUeOuGEZOA/edit

Who will you get artistic with?  Please respond to this blog (one person per team), listing your teammates. 

8 responses to “Language and Literature goes RSA

  1. The group

    Brian, angghi, Neel

    Question:
    When we discuss the relationship between language and power, what questions are necessary to ask?

  2. Team Members:
    Vannita Utomo, Jessuita Umarhadi, Giovanca Warokka
    Question that we are going to use:
    Why is it important to explore the intersection of language and power?
    Text:
    Thinking in a foreign language leads to better decisions

  3. This is Won Jun’s team – with Raihan and Albert.

    Topic Question:
    Can one language have more power over another language?

    Text 3, 5, 6.

  4. Team members:
    – Jason
    – Shella
    – Natasha
    – Peter

    Text:
    – Thinking In A Foreign Language Leads To Better Decisions: Study
    – Britishisms and the Britishisation of American English
    – Propaganda

    Question:
    – How can language help one acquire power?

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