5 edition of Analysing Sociolinguistic Variation (Key Topics in Sociolinguistics) found in the catalog.
|Statement||Cambridge University Press|
|Publishers||Cambridge University Press|
|LC Classifications||May 29, 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 89 p. :|
|Number of Pages||99|
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Finally, particular Latino communities may have factors crucial in deﬁning identity that are speciﬁc to the community e. African American Vernacular English: Features, Evolution, Educational Implications. Zentella notes that she herself could not perceive any clear difference, which is not surprising, since as we have seenconcepts of race, like concepts of ethnicity, are socially constructed.
Looking at this misperception from another angle, there are a number of features clearly characteristic of Spanish learners of English that never occur in Chicano English, as long as this latter term is reserved only for the speech of native English speakers. This amounts to a far more complex account of relational processes than has generally been provided by variationists, even though variationists have stayed closer to the data of language variation itself.
Green 2002:124 discusses evidence for the claim that some African-Americans who speak a completely standard dialect nonetheless use intonational patterns that reveal and index their ethnicity. 1: Class and style stratification for th 33 Figure 2. At the individual level, language acquisition, as well as the maintenance or loss of a language, can be a complex process. One of the few groups besides Chicano speakers in the Southwest for which we have signiﬁcant data on the Latino English variety spoken is Puerto-Rican Americans in places like New York City and Latino groups 85 Philadelphia.
Rickford and Walt Wolfram charismatic colleagues, pioneering contributors to the study of language and ethnicity, and outstanding mentors to generations of other scholars Contents Preface xi Acknowledgments xiv Part I General issues in ethnicity and language 1 What is ethnicity?
If a middle-class speaker uses a dialect that contains no non-standard grammatical features, but does have elements of phonology that identify the speaker as African-American, is that AAVE? All these factors in her personal history could account for the use of fewer AAVE features in her construction of ethnicity at age 15 than at ages 13 or 18.
46 AAVE grammar 47 AAVE phonology 49 Variation in the use of non-standard features in AAVE 51 Attitudes towards AAVE 53 Regional variation in AAVE: is AAVE converging toward a supraregional norm? , French and English in Canada until quite recently , many of these negative views will be assimilated by speakers of the vernacular themselves although see Hoover  for a discussion of how complex language attitudes can be.
In the following chapters, I will expand the discussion to a group level, looking at how larger communities of speakers draw on linguistic resources in deﬁning the boundaries of their ethnic group.