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Definition of the noun Orality

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noun - plural: oralities

  1. The state of being oral


Orality is thought and verbal expression in societies where the technologies of literacy are unfamiliar to most of the population. The study of orality is closely allied to the study of oral tradition. However, it has broader implications, implicitly touching every aspect of the economics, politics, institutional development, and human development of oral societies. The study of orality has important implications for international development, especially as it relates to the goal of eradicating poverty, as well as to the process of globalization.

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Google previewAn RTI Guide to Improving the Performance of African American Students (2015)

by Dwayne D. Williams

Orality is a hallmark feature when considering language within the context of African American culture.

Google previewVictor Segalen and the Aesthetics of Diversity (2000)

Journeys between Cultures by Charles Forsdick

Yet writing orality is an oxymoron, the first of whose terms imperils the second. Although Segalen refuses to admit the existence (outside the imagination) of a Tahitian essentialism, the indigenous focalization which constitutes the perspective ...

Google previewLengua, nación e identidad (2008)

la regulación del plurilingüismo en España y América Latina by Kirsten Süselbeck, Ulrike Mühlschlegel, Peter Masson

Underlying the ideological priority given to orality is a set of as- sumptions about what constitutes a natural linguistic order or an ideal ethnolinguistic ecology.

Google previewEssays in Moral Skepticism (2016)

by Richard Joyce

orality is a collective illusion foisted upon us by our genes. Note, however, that.

Google previewOrality and Literacy in Early Christianity (2012)

by Pieter J. J. Botha

Orality refers to the experience of words (and speech) in the habitat of sound. “ The word is something that 28. Baumann, “Introduction,” in The Written Word, 12. 29. Street, Literacy in Theory and Practice. 30. Tannen, “Myth”; Tannen, Spoken ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Narrative Theory (2010)

by David Herman, Manfred Jahn, Marie-Laure Ryan

a series of other studies appeared in quick succession which extended these findings beyond a ' literary' interest in the figuration of narrative in oral societies to questions of * orality ...

Google previewInvestigations into the Meta-Communicative Lexicon of English (2012)

A contribution to historical pragmatics by Ulrich Busse, Axel Hübler

— inscribed orality — in which these expressions play a central role. Constraints on the length of contributions to the current volume ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of the Bible and Ancient Media (2017)

by Tom Thatcher, Chris Keith, Raymond F. Person, Jr., Elsie R. Stern

Secondary Orality The term secondary orality was developed by Walter ONG to describe the use and reuse of material included in written texts within an oral culture/context. Ong used the term primary orality to describe the use and reuse of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Literature (2003)

by Simon Gikandi

orality and authenticity became central to the criticism of African poetry.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Communication Theory (2009)

by Stephen W. Littlejohn, Karen A. Foss

Orality, print, and electronic media make up what Raymond Gozzi and Lance Haynes refer to as zones of epistemology. Each zone not only represents a historical period of human development, but also results in a basic reorganization of ...

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