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" ... and so, it may be surmised, was the nature of the writing system itself. For pictographic and logographic systems are alike in their tendency to reify the objects of the natural and social order; by so doing they register, record, make permanent the... "
Spelling and Society: The Culture and Politics of Orthography around the World - Page 15
by Mark Sebba - 2007
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Literacy in Traditional Societies

Jack Goody - Education - 1975 - 349 pages
...of ritual specialists;3 and so, it may be surmised, was the nature of the writing system itself. For pictographic and logographic systems are alike in...reify the objects of the natural and social order ; by so doing they register, record, make permanent the existing social and ideological picture. Such, for...
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Making Meaningful Choices in English: On Dimensions, Perspectives ...

Rainer Schulze - English language - 1998 - 330 pages
...specifically deny the adequacy of nonphonemic systems. For examples, Goody and Watt (1968: 37-38), write: pictographic and logographic systems are alike in...permanent the existing social and ideological picture", whereas phonetic writing, by imitating human discourse, is in fact symbolizing, not the objects of...
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