Tag Archives: Linguistic Relativism

THE SAPIR-WHORF HYPOTHESIS

A lot of research into linguistic relativism revolves around questions which were once summarised in the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis. This post consists of an essay I wrote a few years back when I was at university. It is a summary of … Continue reading

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LANGUAGE WAS MY FIRST LOVE…

Language has always been with me. As long as I can remember. My earliest memory is that of my brother teaching me my first word – “Uhu”, the German word for “eagle owl” – showing me a picture of said … Continue reading

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