Inarticulate Society Eloquence and Culture in America by Tom Shachtman

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Toward the end of THE INARTICULATE SOCIETY, Schactman crystallizes America's discomfort with well-spoken individuals in a chilling insight: our TV and movie villains have become more articulate than the heroes.

Full of pungent comments like this that underline how anti-intellectualism has been promoted through the principle of the LCD (lowest Cited by: 5.

Inarticulate Society book fairly persuasive if not entirely original commentary on the breakdown from an eloquently literate society to an incoherently oral one, and what it means for our egalitarian, technological democracy.

Having written about such cultural hot spots in American history as the turbulent s (Decade of Shocks, ) and the Manhattan real estate boom (Skyscraper Dreams, ), Shachtman turns.

In The Inarticulate Society, Thomas Shachtman persuasively argues that Americans have lost the ability to respond to other points of view - to argue - without coming swiftly to blows. His case is forcefully punctuated by the rising tide of political violence in America and the hateful and intolerant speech that appears to incite it.

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— Washington Post Book World Originally published inTHE INARTICULATE SOCIETY: ELOQUENCE AND CULTURE IN AMERICA has been reissued in paperback because of continued interest in the book and its subject — articulate behavior. As with RUMSPRINGA, it has become a favorite of book clubs seeking good topics for discussions.

Although he has essentially written a screed on society, culture, and politics, he begins in linguistics: the anthropology of oral vs. literate societies, children's acquisition of language, and the consequences of parents' and schools' neglect of word-rich ""standard"" English (as opposed to more limited vernaculars).

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In an anti-Black society, a mispronounced word can be fatal. In a society where the killing of Black people is justified with reference to their body-language, where the enslaved were not to put a word out of place, and released Black prisoners die from a lack of being heard, being told one is well-spoken hits different.

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