Culture and Stereotypes
cultural changes and Stereotypes of language
In 200 words Our culture – and cultural changes – affects how we perceive nature, human nature, and “the natural.” This theme continues to fascinate science fiction writers. Recall a recent science fiction book, movie, or TV program that creatively explores the boundaries between nature and culture. How does the story develop the tension between nature and culture to craft the plot?
In 200 words List some stereotypes about how different people speak. Are those real differences, or just stereotypes? Are stereotypes positive or negative? Why do you think those stereotypes exist? What is vocal fry? How might this new term fit into a stereoptype?