Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language among College Students. By Connie. Eble. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xi + Reviewed. Reviews: Slang and Sociability: In-Group Language among College Students. By Connie Eble. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, xi + Slang is often seen as a lesser form of language, one that is simply not as meaningful or important as its ‘regular’ counterpart. Connie Eble refutes this no.
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Book titles OR Journal titles. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Tariq Al jabiri added it Oct 23, Frazer, Western Illinois University This book nicely crystallizes Eble’s work on collegiate slang, a series of surveys begun in which was reported and analyzed over the years in conference papers, in articles, and in one monograph Eble It is fascinating, thorough, and a delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition.
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Deborah Tannen, author of “Talking Voices” and “Talking from 9 to 5”. Like more formal words and phrases, slang is created, modified, and transmitted by its users to serve their own purposes.
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Based on more than 10, examples submitted by Eble’s students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill over the last twenty years, the book shows that slang is dynamic vocabulary that cannot be dismissed as deviant or marginal. Trivia About Slang and Sociabi Violeta marked it as to-read Dec 10, Grant Barrett marked it as to-read Jun 16, Reviewed by Timothy C. Write a customer review. In Slang and SociabilityEble explores the words and phrases that American college students use casually among themselves.
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Each chapter ends with questions for discussion or further research, and these are frequently brilliant. Review “A delight to read–at last someone is paying serious attention to a vital and vibrant contemporary linguistic tradition. Please try again later. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Return to Book Page.
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To see anv your friends thought of this book, please sign up. See and discover other items: She concludes that three effects particularly distinguish slang from ordinary language: Paperbackpages. Forged connis a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Randy rated it liked it Dec 29, Her new book is a welcome addition to her oeuvre, and to the linguistic literature on slang.
Nonetheless, as a reference tool it is a work of such high quality that the same ground need never be covered again, and I expect that it will be used widely by scholars. The next three chapters ‘Use’, ‘Effects’, and ‘Culture’ examine the function of slang in interaction—the role slang actually plays in discourse, the social conse- REVIEWS quences of its use, and the relationship between the semantic fields of slang and the subcultures in which they flourish.
The book includes a glossary of the more than 1, slang words and phrases discussed in the text, as well as a list of the 40 most enduring terms since Sebastin rated scoiability liked it May 11, sociabioity Kristin rated it liked it Aug 22, This is a splendid little book that might be of use to anyone interested in American university student culture, but is particularly insightful on the nature and uses of student slang.
Books by Connie Eble. Rent from DeepDyve Recommend. Connie Eble refutes this notion as she reveals the sources, poetry, symbolism, and subtlety of informal slang anr. In the case of college students, these purposes include sociabiliry group identity and opposing authority. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.