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By Ronald Wardhaugh, Janet M. Fuller

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However, everyday use of Alsatian has been a strong marker of local identity, and for a long time was an important part of being Alsatian in France (Vassberg 1993). he various relationships among languages and dialects discussed above can be used to show how the concepts of power and solidarity help us understand what is happening. Power requires some kind of asymmetrical relationship between entities: one has more of something that is important, for example, status, money, inluence, and so on, than the other or others.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Boas, F. (1911). Introduction. Handbook of American Indian Languages. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution. In D. H. ) (1964), Language in Culture and Society: A Reader in Linguistics and Anthropology. New York: Harper & Row. Bourdieu, P. (1991). Language and Symbolic Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Bucholtz, M. and K. Hall (2008) All of the Above: New Coalitions in Sociocultural Linguistics. Journal of Sociolinguistics 12(4): 401–31. Chambers, J.

Correct’ speech: ‘come quickly’) hat’s a real nice dress you’re wearing. (‘Correct’ speech: ‘really nice’) You read so slow! I’m already done with the chapter! ’ • he verb ‘lie’ (past tense ‘lay’) means that something is in a prone position; the verb ‘lay’ (past tense ‘laid’) means that something is being put into a prone position. Examples of violations: It’s laying on the table. Just lie it down there. Introduction 21 2. Politically correct (PC) language. Below are some examples of so-called PC language.

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