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Unformatted text preview: to be the blandest in culture, dialect, and lifestyle. Midwesterners are recognized as the possessors of the most boring and basic dialect of English. It is unfortunate that with their bland dialect comes a stigma of a bland lifestyle. This is also true when looking closely at southern dialects. Others look at Southerners as ignorant and racist because of their dialect and the way in which they speak. It is unfortunate that such stereotypes can be brought on just because of the way a person converses. In conclusion, American Tongues takes an interesting look at the different dialects of individuals and the discrepancies in their race, background, and way of life. It is fascinating to study some of the more unique English dialects and how they were formed and what lies for them in the future....
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course ENGL 389 taught by Professor Widmann during the Spring '09 term at South Carolina.
- Spring '09