Schlegoff, E. A., G. Jefferson, and H. Sacks. The Preference for Self- Correction in the Organization of Repair in Conversation. Language LibraryThing Review. User Review – MichelleCH – LibraryThing. As a person who is fascinated by language and the nuances related to our communications – Dr. Language: The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this Elaine Chaika gives a detailed explanation of the complexity of language.

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Language: The Social Mirror

Basically, it’s verbose and boring. Riski ZS rated it did not like it Jul 11, I’ve been reading this for schoolwork, taking notes and going rather slowly because of it.

The Social Mirror focuses on the ways language is used and how this use affects the individual as well as society. Maria Lago rated it it was ok Apr 21, The Complexity of Language. She does reference some research, but the bulk of her references are to either her own first- or second-hand experience, her assumptions, or the class assignments of her college students. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.


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When they did, the discussions started, with each person ripping the others’ arguments to shreds, but, when they left, there was cuaika all around. Sistiya Koizhumi rated it it was amazing Apr 12, I spent my childhood reading books from the public library, about a soclal from my home.

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I did so by drawing illustrated stories, and playing imaginatively with the gang of mjrror, who, like me, had working parents and were on their own. Summertimes, I walked there several times a week. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. The Elements of Style.

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She also explores some of the most controversial issues surrounding social language including dialects, bilingualism, and gender. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jon rated it it was amazing Jun 25, Monty rated it really liked it May 13, A broad variety of topics are covered such as profanity, language vs.

Chaiak I used it extensively in a class, it would have been nice to have an index for helping locate specific portions to reread or cite in essay writing. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There, neighbors and cousins could just walk in anytime.