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Friday, 28 December

226. What Is Literary Language? Dialect and Identity in Literature

12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago

Program arranged by the Division on Linguistic Approaches to Literature

Presiding: Julia Karolle-Berg, John Carroll Univ.

1. “Tangled Voices: An Analysis of Code Switching in Chamoiseau’s Chronique des sept misères and Collins’s The Colour of Forgetting,” Elisabeth Lore, Univ. of California, Davis

2. “Reflecting India: Linguistic Innovations in the Indian English Creative Text,” Tracey Layng-Awasthi, Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

3. “Linguistic Profiles in Social and Fictional Settings: An Application to Michel Tremblay’s Plays,” Mathilde Dargnat, Univ. of Provence

4. “Dafne Morrison: A Contribution to the Dialectal Geography of the Hispanic Caribbean,” Gloria D. Prosper-Sánchez, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

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