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Race In Language

The study of race in language

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Name five examples of words that appear in the lyrics of grime music which represents ethnic culture "P's", "wap", "dem", "ayo" and "mazza"
According to the documentary on "the soundtrack to London's murders", what is the narrative behind grime music about? Defence or putting people "back on the road"
Name three things that associate with the colour white Elegance, purity and cleanliness
What are six examples of things we normally say that associate with the colour black? Black day, black velvet, blackout, filth, ebony and dark side
Define "Obvious Bigotry" Racist slurs or demeaning terms
What is colour symbolism? The idea that white is good
Define "Ethnocentrism" White racial framing
What is the passive tense in terms of race in language? Sentences that ignore the elephant in the room
Define "Political Terminology" Political terms that hide the truth
What are loaded words? Words that are far too weak or strong that hide the truth
Define "Qualifying Adjectives" People from the dominant culture are assumed to articulate
What is essentialism as a concept? Ethnicity is something we inherit from our parents which does not change and is a static element of identity
Define "Constructionism" Ethnicity is something we can construct through the language choices we make and we can choose to emphasise it or not strategically
What are Ebonics? Black speech
Define "AAVE" African American Vernacular English
What is meant by BEV? Black English Vernacular
Define "MLE" Multicultural London English
What is Jafaican? Fake Jamaican
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