These are the key terms from which we will draw the quiz next Monday. You can get additional help from the class web site if you are having difficulty with the concepts behind them. Most of these terms come from Lemert.

Enlightenment

Reality

Semiotics

Essentialism

Social theories

Mirror-stage

Hyperreality

Imaginary

Power/knowledge

Linguistic turn

Encoding/decoding

Hegemony

Media filtering

Connotation/denotation

Interpellation

Preferred readings

Mass Culture

Frankfurt School

Dominant vs. negotiated vs. oppositional reading positions

Radical Modernism

Radical Postmoderism

Strategic Postmodernism

The Culture Industry

Naturalized Codes