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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. Jelesha’s essay focuses more on the benefits of being bilingual b. Ashley’s 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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- Spring '08
- English, AAVE, African American Vernacular English, Ebonics