Wierzbicka, A. (2006) ‘Anglo-Cultural scripts seen through Middle-Eastern eyes’. In English: Meaning and Culture, pp. 20-58. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Assignment questions: Submit your answers to the following questions individually as a doc. attachment.
1. What is the issue with endorsing the idea of cultural pluralism (5 marks);
2. What argument does the author support, and why? (5)
3. What is the theory of cultural scripts? (5)
4. In what ways are cultural scripts different from other approaches? (5)
5. How do Anglo-and middle-eastern cultural scripts differ? (5)
6. What does the history of ‘rather’, ‘accurate’, precise’ illustrate? (5)
7. What is remarkable about the high frequency of ‘I think’ in modern English? (5)
8. Explain in your own words the importance of facts in Anglo culture. (5)
– Do you agree with Wierzbicka’s view? (5)
9. Why does the effusiveness of Orientals seem excessive to an Anglo mind? (5)
Write between 7-9 lines per answer using double space
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