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Chicano English in Context

  • Authors
  • Carmen Fought
Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Carmen Fought
    Pages 1-10
  3. Carmen Fought
    Pages 62-92
  4. Carmen Fought
    Pages 93-110
  5. Carmen Fought
    Pages 152-192
  6. Carmen Fought
    Pages 193-225
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 235-253

About this book

Introduction

Chicano English in Context is the first modern, comprehensive study of Chicano English, a variety spoken by millions of Latinos in the U.S. It is also one of the first studies of ongoing sound change within an ethnic minority community. It briefly describes the phonology, syntax and semantics of this variety, and explores its crucial role in the construction of ethnic identity among young Latinos and Latinas. It also corrects misconceptions in how the general public views Chicano English.

Keywords

bilingual future identity Index semantics sociolinguistics syntactic Syntax

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