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  • Extent The Welsh Language
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    Evaluate The Claim That Ideas Of Welsh Identity Are Directly Related To The Welsh Language. "Welshness - a strength of spirit and character which despite centuries of English neglect and attempted assimilation remains defiant". This quote is taken from the Lonely Planet Guide, 1997 and it helps to explain the perception of an identity of the Welsh. For centuries the character of a Welsh nation has survived despite historical conflicts and it is this history of resistance and survival which has h...
  • Status Of The Punjabi Language
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    Amrita Priam (born 31 August 1919) is a household name in the Punjab, being the first most prominent woman Punjabi poet and fiction writer. After partition she made Delhi her second home. She was the first woman recipient of th Sahitya Akademi Award, the first Punjabi woman to receive the Padma Shree from the President of India in 1969. Though critical of the socialist camp, her works were translated in all the east European languages including French, Japanese and Danish. Meh fil, a quarterly f...
  • Identities Of The Irish And The English
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    Examine the ways in which language and identity are treated in 'Translations' 'Translations' is set in 1833, in County Donegal, which was soon after the time when Britain had claimed Ireland as part of its empire. The British and the Irish therefore had differing languages, so the British decided to go through the process of naming or renaming Ireland's geographical features. In 'Translations' language and identity are used more as a plot device and plot feature rather than as part of stylistic ...
  • Yolland English Identity
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    In Heart of Darkness Kurtzs death is evident because of his lack of restraint and surrendered spirit of his extreme ways to accomplish good for his system. As does his culture, and when he faced with the adversity of the Congo, he died because he could control the evil within him. Joseph Conrad uses the theme of light and dark to contrast the civilized with the savage in Heart of Darkness. In Hear of Darkness, Kurtz comes to the Congo with noble intentions. He thought that each ivory station sho...
  • Role Of Language In Basque Nationalism
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    Towards the end of the nineteenth century peripheral nationalisms began to form in the Spanish state, namely in the provinces and regions where languages other than Castilian were spoken. This essay is going to focus on the two most prominent nationalist movements that took place at that time within both the Basque Country and Catalonia. It is an age-old belief that a people's individuality resides in its language and therefore the promotion and protection of language has often played an essenti...
  • Your Private Language
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    Baldwin bases his arguments on Black English on being valid and legitimate but not seen as a justifiable language because to political superior ities it its not correct. He argues of how language is political, because depending on what society speaks or who is in power, that is what the rest of the community will have to speak. It is basically which dominant group has the power of authority. He argues that language reveals the speaker, meaning that language makes you a part of who you are, your ...

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