Application Paper Dances with Wolves
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... Language and Ethni An Application Paper to the Film Dances with Wolves Between two ethnic identities, language is the most essential yet complicated element when it comes to potential communication. In their first meeting, Anglo-Saxon American John Dunbar finds it difficult to convey a message to Kicking Bird, an Indian chief, about a particular land animal. Speaking about the buffalo, Dunbar attempts to show -- through acting or imitation as if he is a buffalo -- to the Indian chief of what he is talking about. Evidently, Dunbar and Kicking Bird belong to different ethnic identities, which become, in the process, an obstacle for them to clearly and directly exchange thoughts. Dunbar speaks an...