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Childly Language : Children, language and the social world, Paperback / softback Book

Childly Language : Children, language and the social world Paperback / softback

Part of the Real Language Series series

Description

Childly Language explores how attitudes and cultural assumptions about children and childhood are revealed in contemporary English.

It addresses such questions as: How is concern for children's safety and welfare reflected in the vocabulary and grammar of contemporary English? and When we say that an adult is being 'childish', what are we saying about the characteristics of children?

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780582307803

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