Wednesday, January 30, 2013

"Writers are obliged, at some point, to realize that they are involved in a language that they must change. And for a black writer in this country to be born into the English language is to realize that the assumptions on which the language operates are his enemy."

"Writers are obliged, at some point, to realize that they are involved in a language that they must change. And for a black writer in this country to be born into the English language is to realize that the assumptions on which the language operates are his enemy."

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    LAWLZ. “HIS” enemy. Using masculine pronouns as generic human pronouns. Talk about needing to realize the assumptions in...
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