LIN200 Assignment_4 Gullah AAE Creole

LIN200 Assignment_4 Gullah AAE Creole - a Creole? Why (or...

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LIN200 Assignment #4 *This assignment is due Thursday March 18 March 10, 2010 *You must have your name, ID, and TA name on your assignment paper. Spring 2010 1. There is still debate between creolists and dialectologists as to the origins of modern African American English (AAE) Do you think African American English (AAE) is a dialect, pidgin, creole, or something else? *You must support your claim with examples and/or facts (you may use your previous notes, lecture material, readings, or other sources to support your claim). 2. Is Gullah
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Unformatted text preview: a Creole? Why (or why not)? How different is Gullah from African American English (AAE)? What are the social and historical conditions that led to its status? Do you think it will change towards AAE, towards Standard English, or move toward something else {i.e. language death}? *(you may use your previous notes, lecture material, readings, or other sources to support your claim). *Please see the additional Gullah data which may help you in making your decision. This is posted under assignment #4 folder on blackboard ....
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