Readings in African American Language

Readings in African American Language

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altIgReadings in African American Language: Aspects, Features, and Perspectives, Volume 2 brings together scholars who research various theoretical approaches of the origin, characteristics, and development of African American Vernacular English (AAVE). The advantages of AAVE, codeswitching, dialect interference in writing, theories, and politics in AAVE, text analysis, and critical pedagogy all are discussed in this volume. Each article provides a different perspective attesting to the vitality and relevance of African American language as an academic, social, and cultural/linguistic entry in the field of language studies.The effect of the cultural reference or cultural context of the wording of essay topics has not been investigated. ... few studies have examined the effects of essay prompts or topics on the writing performance of students (Brossell and Ash, 1984;anbsp;...

Title:Readings in African American Language
Author:Nathaniel Norment
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2005


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