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Orality

Definition of the noun Orality

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noun - plural: oralities

  1. The state of being oral

Explanation

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 previewEncyclopedia of Media and Communication (2013)

by Marcel Danesi

ORALITY [See also: Communication; Electronic Media; Lit— eracy; McLuhan, Marshall] Orality (competence in communicating by speech and gesture) has typically been conceived in contrast to literacy (competence in writing and reading).

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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Scrabble value of O1R1A1L1I1T1Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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