Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties

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Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties - Myers-Scotton, Carol (Editor)

This collection of essays considers how messages of intentionality are conveyed by choosing one style of English over another. While these choices are not necessarily conscious, implicit in the communicative competence of a speaker, performer, or writer is an awareness of the consequences of their choice of linguistic code. Messages of ... Read More

Codes and Consequences: Choosing Linguistic Varieties 1998, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195115239

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