Speaking through the Silence: Narratives, Social Conventions, and Power in Java (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, 19)

Speaking through the Silence: Narratives, Social Conventions, and Power in Java (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, 19)
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Speaking by means of the Silence: Narratives, Social Conventions, and Power in Java (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, 19) Description

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Discover the structures and functions of natural spoken conversation narratives in social networks, Laine Berman shows how the working class Javanese women discursively construct identity and meaning to the rigid constraints of a hierarchical social order. It does this by identifying the silence, the “unsaid”, and reveals both the structure and function of silence in the case reference index of nearby importance. That is the strength of the Javanese language in everyday interactions proves to be an very effective philosophical unity and a indicates of social control. Thus, at least for the urban poor, the book boldly questions the difference between the standard definition of elegance Javanese and oppression. This study will contribute to our understanding of the social implications of language, the language of Indonesia and Java, and such fundamental problems as narrative structure and language function, speech Speaking by means of the Silence: Narratives, Social Conventions, and Power in Java (Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, 19)

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