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Unformatted text preview: 2. hapa = half white, half-Hawaiian III. Code-switch a. Hawaiian pidgin 1. California valley girl english 1.--> the pidgin makes the valley girl english sound very artificial and unfamiliar 2. social linguistic term IV. orthography a. um, neva, eva, cho-cho, madda, Portagee 1. to write in pidgin is to write in a language that has no spelling standard V. grammar 1. you can't make any grammatical mistake when you write in pidgin 1. “freedom was free from other people's shit” VI. tattoo VII. “Name Me Is” “I is. .. ain't nobody tell me otherwise” 1. grammatically incorrect (“I am”), “I think; therefore I am” 2. carve each other's names on tree and their backs 1. naïve form of teenagers' love 3. willie joe = illiterate 4. tattooing 5. genre of tattoo 6. body also matters 1. words are tattooed on your body 2. words bear different relation...
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2010 for the course ENG 50 taught by Professor Chao during the Spring '09 term at UCSB.
- Spring '09