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Geneva Smitherman of Michigan State University, MI (MSU) with expertise in: Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. Read 50 publications, and contact Geneva. In her book, Geneva Smitherman makes a substantial contribution to an understanding of Black English by setting it in the larger context of Black culture and life. Thirty years after its publication, Geneva Smitherman’s seminal work, Talkin and Smitherman’s work by first providing an overview of the sociolinguistic.
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Just reread it a couple of months ago. The Language of Black America Jul 01, This was a great book that made me think about differences in language that I have never thought of before. Archived copy as title Webarchive template wayback links BLP articles lacking sources from September All BLP articles lacking sources Articles created via the Article Wizard Date of birth missing living people Place of birth missing living people. I guess I should add a few things I’m reading for my thesis D in English, with a specialization in sociolinguistics and education, from the University of Michigan.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Smitherman also tackles the issue of Black and White attitudes toward Black English, particularly as they affect educational policy. Trivia About Talkin and Testif Katie rated it it was amazing Oct 18, Many people listen to African Americans talk and they claim to not understand what they are saying. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Available for download now.
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Talkin and Testifyin: The Language of Black America by Geneva Smitherman
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In addition to defining Black English, by its distinctive structure and special lexicon, Smitherman argues that the Black dialect is set apart from traditional English by a rhetorical style which reflects its African origins.
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Smitherman began her education at the age of four, under the tutelage of Miss Earline in a one-room schoolhouse in Brownsville, Tennessee.
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