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    The Key Critical Term I choose is gesture and the two research topics are courtesy in Atlanta and Georgia RenFest. I think they both have a strong connection to the term gesture. From the essay by Carol Robinson, gestures are socially codified movements of body parts or vocalized sounds that, even in a formal setting, can send a uniquely personal message. Also, gestures can have different meanings in different time which provide us with a unique angle to observe and research into certain…

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    By playing Madeleine, Judy turns her own body into a unique medium, one that Giorgio Agamben would consider vulnerable since it often loses control of forming voluntary gestures, the facial expressions, body and hand movements one makes, and reverts back to unconsciously performing one’s natural gestures. At the…

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    Silence Breaker Analysis

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    computing device and a bluetooth headset. The synchronized action of all these components helps the dump and deaf for proper communication. The Silence Breaker recognizes the gestures of the dump and generates voice signal corresponding to it. In the case of deaf, the device captures the oral sounds and converts to gestures which will be displayed on the user’s hand using Micro projectors. Silence Breaker has three modes of operation: 1. View mode- for deaf 2. Voice mode- for dump 3. Hybrid…

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    “Those who gesture during instruction are more likely to learn, especially when it is coupled with speech.” Why does it help in learning? Firstly, gesturing can aid in a child’s learning as it encourages experimentation. It serves as a problem-solving strategy that they can use to answer questions. Secondly, it can help children to extract meaning from their actions. Thirdly, gesturing can be thought of as a two-way street. Studies have found by observing how children’s gesture, instructors…

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    Buon Fresco Lamentation

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    the figures featured in Lamentation, both humans and angels, gesture in various emotive ways with their gaze faced inwards towards Christ – once again supporting the significance of his figure in the artwork and nature of the devotional work. The gesture of the figures also conveys their relationship to Christ, each figure has a different expression and engagement with the central figure. Mary is placed closest to Jesus and her gesture is cradled over him in a caring and compassionate manner,…

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    Kinesics

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    people, there are certain conscious and subconscious movements and gestures that happen on a daily basis and they all have different meanings. From what is actually trying to be communicated and how it’s being interpreted by someone else create a whole new level of communication to be analyzed and explored. What exactly is kinesics? “Kinesics is a systematic study of how human beings communicate through body movement and gesture. There is nothing new about the recognition that visually oriented…

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    godlike figure *gestures towards Napoleon on first poster*. This idea has worked for many other leaders in the past. This makes you seem better than other leaders so they’ll want you to represent Animal Farm. They want Animal Farm to be the best farm ever. Representing you as powerful convinces the other animals that you are a trustworthy, capable, and strong leader. *gestures towards bowing animals* This shows the other animals that are happy to be ruled by you and are praising you. *gestures…

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    language and culture is not just about verbal Language, it is also about gestures. Muslims have their own gestures when they Worship at the mosque and communicate to each other. The technique of using Gestures prayer in Islam is distinct. When Muslims pray, they Hold their right hand closed with its thumb and middle finger touching each other like in a circle while pointing the index finger straight. They do that religious gesture while they are saying ' ' I bear witness that none has the…

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    contact, but avoid staring, it is considered rude. Gestures Gestures in Iraq are sometimes much different than gestures in America. One gesture that is considered rude is pointing. Instead of using their index finger to point at someone, they use their whole hand to point. When they use two hands to point, it often means they’re angry. Another gesture they use is placing their right hand on their chest say, “thanks, but no thanks”. Another gesture that they have is when in America, we would…

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    discard what someone is expressing with verbal communication. Like it or not, people you are speaking with will evaluated your credibility, confidence and trustworthiness in the first seven seconds. Even before you start speaking your body language and gesture can destroy your speech since people believe more what they see and not…

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