etben: flowers and sky (spring sprang sprung)

the word in language is half someone else's

shot through with intentions and accents

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Created on 2009-04-14 22:50:31 (#61668), last updated 2017-04-16 (26 weeks ago)

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Not really very interesting, but fairly loud nonetheless. Has some opinions.


"I love it when you get super drunk, super fast, and drape yourself all over your friends."mrsronweasley tells the story of my life.


As such, 'there are no "neutral" words and forms…; language has been completely taken over, shot through with intentions and accents. For any individual consciousness living in it, language is not an abstract system of normative forms but rather a concrete heteroglot conception of the world….Each word tastes of the context and contexts in which it has lived its socially charged life; all words and forms are populated by intentions. Contextual overtones (generic, tendentious, individualistic) are inevitable in the word.

As a living, socio-ideological concrete thing, as heteroglot opinion, language, for the individual consciousness, lies on the borderline between oneself and the other. The word in language is half someone else's.

Mikhail Bakhtin, The Chronotope

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