Pikey English

IB English A: Language & Literature: Pikey English

How do we exert power by speaking differently? People can often include or exclude others by the way they speak. Word choice, speed, syntax and accent all play a role in how we exert power through language. The following lesson looks at an extract from the film Snatch by Guy Ritchie. As you watch the following film, you will notice that there is a certain power struggle and culture clash that is expressed through language....


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