Codes and Consequences (Heftet)

Choosing Linguistic Varieties

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 232
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195115239
Kategori: Språk
Omtale: Codes and Consequences
This edited volume examines the implications of the phenomenon known as codeswitching, where, in given situations, different people with access to the smae linguistic repertoire (or one person in different situations) will sometimes make very different linguistic choices. Employing Myers-Scotton's concept of "markedness" the contributors examine codeswitching in situations like everyday conversation, literary texts, sermons, and others to show how the underlying social subtexts of the choices people make.

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