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Seminar paper from the 12 months 2009 within the topic American reviews - Linguistics, grade: 2,7, collage of Münster (Anglistik/Amerikanistik), path: Proseminar American English, language: English, summary: This summary shall supply one other piece of the puzzle to what's thought of to be African-American Vernacular English. With clinical relief of recognized options via linguists equivalent to eco-friendly specifically but additionally Wolfram, Schilling-Estes, Mufwene and Poplack we wish to specialize in particular grammatical gains of AAVE and to what expand those might be recovered within the Hip-Hop subgenre of yankee West Coast Gangsta Rap. A small yet major textual content corpus of 4 consultant songs (added to the appendix within the form of lyrics) conceal the resource for a quantitative and qualitative assessment. The given textual content shall supply a quick review concerning the beginning and assorted theories on AAVE first and may extra on essentially adapt the attribute linguistic positive factors L. eco-friendly and Wolfram & Schilling-Estes labored out and follow them to our little track textual content corpus.

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