The American Language Discussion Questions

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Create a glossary of terms for a subject area not covered in The American Language For example, you may want to create a glossary of teenage slang or technology terms. Add an introduction in which you give some background or historical information about the terms.

Choose another aspect of culture, besides language, and explain how America has differentiated itself from England in that area of life. You may choose to write about fashion, entertainment, literature, or government. Prepare a presentation tracing and explaining the development of the differences over time.

Research ebonics, a method of teaching based on Black English. Based on your understanding of the arguments for and against this approach, what do you think Mencken would think about it? Write a letter to a newspaper editor as if you were Mencken, describing your opinions on the matter.

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