Dialect Conflict and Identity Issues in Tlemcen Speech Community
作者: Hynd Kaid Slimane-Mahdad
刊名: Arab World English Journal, 2019, Vol.10 (4)
来源数据库: Arab Society of English Language Studies
DOI: 10.24093/awej/vol10no4.10
原始语种摘要: The present article aims at serving as a reference work in the field of sociolinguistics. It also provides a concise summary of the sociolinguistic situation in an Algerian stereotyped speech community named Tlemcen. In addition, it sheds light on the status of its dialect, which most people consider as one of the most distinguished and stigmatized dialects in the Algerian society. This article also discusses the effect of bi-dialectalism on Tlemcen native speakers’ identity. To reach the aim of the study, the following hypotheses are formulated: First, the widespread of the rural variety in Tlemcen speech community may affect the social and cultural identity of Tlemcenians. Second, Tlemcen native speakers show negative attitudes towards the use of the rural variety, especially among...
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  • identity 恒等性
  • community 群落
  • dialect 方言
  • variety 变种
  • cultural 文化的
  • native 国产的
  • speech 演说
  • rural 乡村的
  • progressively 前进地
  • acceptable 可接受的