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> firstname.lastname@example.org Ray Recchia <email@example.com> RE: Modes of transmissionReply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>At 05:11 PM 1/16/2002 -0800, you wrote:
>> >After a bit of reflection but I would suggest the following categories.
>> >Linguistic -
>> > Immediate
>> > Spoken language
>> > Sign language
>> > Recorded
>> > Written
>> > Recorded -
>> > Behavior
>> > Non-directed (the pure imitation category)
>> > Descriptive (non-linguistic demonstration)
>> > Artifact
>> > primary - (where an artifact's existence transmits the
>> >meme for its own creation)
>> > secondary - (where an artifact conveys transmits a meme
>> >for something other than its own creation)
>> >There must be some field of academic study that has done this sort of
>> >categorization before though.
>>The difference between spoken and sign language is how they are
>>transmitted and received; i.e. through auditory and visual
>>production/reception. This being the case, if both are mentioned, then
>>braille should be given a transmission method category separate from
>>print, as it is read by touch, not sight.
>>However, I do not think that such is necessary; I see linguistic dynamic
>>as a single transmission method category, and linguistic frozen as another
>>single transmission method category. These categories may then be
>>subdivided into perceptual modes.
>Ok. Then let's amend the outline.
>Amended Modes of memetic transmission outline (amendments in single quotes)
> Spoken language
> Sign language
> 'spoken' (ie. recordings of spoken
> 'signed' (ie. recordings of signed
> Non-directed (the pure imitation category)
> Descriptive (non-linguistic demonstration)
> primary - (where an artifact's existence
> the meme for its own creation)
> secondary - (where an artifact conveys transmits
> a meme for something
>other than its
> own creation)
>A movie then would usually be a combination of primary non-linguistic
>(where a director or producer observes the movie and makes one like it),
>secondary non-linguistical artifact (for example someone making a dress
>like one someone in the movie wore, or imitates the non-linguistic recorded
>behaviors of the actors), frozen written (signs or other written
>information in the movie), frozen recorded signed (where the characters
>speak their lines).
Yes, these days the iconic (images), indexical (pointings) and symbolic (linguistic-type terms) vare found more often employed together than alone. We live in a multimedia, multimethod, multimode world.
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