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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/23/11 Language and economy: “Accents” Anth 270/271
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5/23/11 Bourdieu Is the linguistic market really unified? Is early childhood language socialization in the home that important?
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5/23/11 Accents Some accents are seen as normative/unmarked (e.g. “no accent”) while others are marked for region, race, gender, class, etc. Everyone has an accent Perceptions of accent are ideologically/culturally loaded
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5/23/11 Who has an “accent”? “A language understood globally is known as ‘ Neutral Accent ’” • We think of accents as singular possessions of people, but they are actually relational judgments • Relations of power • Images of sound that are linked to
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5/23/11 The “Chinese accent” Features of lg Images of people Substitution of /r/ with /l/ (e.g. flied lice) •  /ch/ sound (e.g. ching chong, chop chop) •  “ee” at the ends of words (e.g. no tickee, no washee) simple verb forms (eg. sometime (Buffalo Evening News, Feb 1, 1904)
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course ANTH 270 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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lg%20and%20economy%20accents - Language and economy Accents...

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