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Seminar paper from the yr 2009 within the topic American experiences - Linguistics, grade: 2,7, collage of Münster (Anglistik/Amerikanistik), path: Proseminar American English, language: English, summary: This summary shall provide one other piece of the puzzle to what's thought of to be African-American Vernacular English. With medical relief of recognized suggestions via linguists corresponding to eco-friendly particularly but additionally Wolfram, Schilling-Estes, Mufwene and Poplack we wish to specialise in particular grammatical positive factors of AAVE and to what expand those could be recovered within the Hip-Hop subgenre of yank West Coast Gangsta Rap. A small yet major textual content corpus of 4 consultant songs (added to the appendix within the form of lyrics) disguise the resource for a quantitative and qualitative review. The given textual content shall supply a quick review concerning the starting place and various theories on AAVE first and should extra on essentially adapt the attribute linguistic positive aspects L. eco-friendly and Wolfram & Schilling-Estes labored out and follow them to our little tune textual content corpus.

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