Linguistic Creativity and World Englishes Literatures
Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Kachru, Y. 2012. Linguistic Creativity and World Englishes Literatures. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
A three-year-old asks her mother to push her swing higher. The mother pushes the swing a little more vigorously. The child yells, High, mummy. The mother asks, You want it higher? The child says, Yes, bi … g high, with a long [iy] sound.
- ethnicity and culture;
- World Englishes;
- sociocultural language studies