Peru: Language And The Frontiers Of The Human - Aymara Animal-Oriented Interjections And The Mediation Of Mind
Benjamin Smith, 2012
In this article, I offer an analysis of Peruvian Aymara speech directed toward sheep and alpacas, children, and marbles (specifically, the use of “animal-oriented interjections”). The use of these forms positions addressees as reduced (quasi) agents and thereby mediates Aymara ideologies about the scaled or graduated character of those enminded beings...
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