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Language and creativity
This free course is an introduction to the relationship between language and creativity, to the roles that linguistic creativity plays in culture and society, and to the different approaches to its study.
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After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand key issues in the relationship between language and creativity
- understand some of the different ways that linguistic creativity can be studied
- understand the importance of creativity in human communication.
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- Learning outcomes
- 1 Defining creativity
- 2 What is linguistic creativity?
- 3 Three lenses with which to explore linguistic creativity
- 4 Language and art
- 5 Jeremy Deller: Juxtaposing genres
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Level 2: Intermediate
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