Which of the following statements best explains Mikhail Bakhtinâ€™s philosophy of language ?
A. Language includes multiple social dialects and jargons.
B. Language can include socio-ideological contradictions from the past.
C. Language exhibits and is bound up in the social lives and historical context of the people who speak it.
D. Language is loaded with the intentions of others.
Detractors argue that such an approach can be too â€śjudgmental.â€ť Some believe literature should be judged primarily (if not solely) on its artistic merits. What approach possess this disadvantage ?
B. Formalism/New Criticism
A. Ferdinand de Saussure
B. Viktor Shklovsky
C. Roland Barthes
D. Michel Foucault
A. Billy Budd
C. Captain Ahab
A. New Historicism rejects the idea that history is neutral.
B. New Historicism does not make strict delineations between literary and non-literary texts.
C. New Historicism takes a particular interest in marginalized peoples.
D. All of the above answers are correct.
B. Criticism of life