compare&contrast outline - B. Ebonics: Impediment or...

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Rebecca Song Sams English 1102 3 April 2008 African American Vernacular English Thesis: While both papers acknowledge that the validity of Ebonics as a language is in question, “African American Vernacular English: A Peculiar Language” focuses more on whether it is more beneficial for Ebonics to be taught in class or not, and “Ebonics: Impediment or Bilingualism?” speaks more on the overall history and function of the Ebonics language. I. Summarizing A. “African American Vernacular English: A Peculiar Language” 1.) Claims a. AAVE is an actual language, rather than a mere dialect. b. AAVE being used in classrooms causes concern to both teachers and parents c. Use of AAVE helps the correct use of SAE. d. AAVE enables users to keep their identity e. Discouraging AAVE takes away freedom of speech 2.) Analyze
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Unformatted text preview: B. Ebonics: Impediment or Bilingualism? 1.) Claims a. Ebonics has began its own culture b. Linguists have the only valid right to determine the validity of AAVE as a language c. The use of AAVE allows those that use it to remember its history d. Those that use and support Standard English will never recognize AAVE as a legitimate language 2.) Analyze a. Audience: someone a little more familiar the subject b. For the use of AAVE, although it is encouraged, negative aspects of the language is included. II. Compare/Contrast 1.) Compare a. Jeleshas essay focuses more on the benefits of being bilingual b. Ashleys essay focuses more on the rights AAVE users should have in using it 2.) Contrast a. Both essays support the use of AAVE b. It is a legit language c. The language is a passageway to the African American history...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ENGL 1102 taught by Professor Sams during the Spring '08 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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