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2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENL 227 - Semiotics of Culture

Credits 3
Lecture / 3 hours per week
Requirements: Prerequisite: ENL102
Introduces basic theories of communication and models of semiotic analysis. Topics include iconicity, proxemics, kinetics, and the multiple levels of decoding. Readings include analysis of common cultural artifact, verbal and visual media. Students will analyze popular myths and television and print advertising.