"To speak a language is to take on a
world, a culture," says Frantz Fanon. To
undestand a culture fully, one must
first be dedicated to learning its
native language. Linguists well as our
body of literature play a crucial role
in unlocking the secrets behind the
world's multitude of languages, and
helping people understand how the human
mind works across time and space, from
different eras and individual cultures.
Where spoken word, in its millions of
years of evolution, fails to provide
insights on historic and modern
literature, linguists, with their
uncanny curiosity, help convey messages
from languages long dead and forgotten.
Thus a discourse in the field of
language, linguistics and literature is
significant to gather and understand
different perspective in our culture and
the society between the past and the
14 Aug 2012 / 702 views / 17 subscribers
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