Abrogation

Abrogation refers to the rejection by post-colonial writers of a normative concept of ‘correct’ or ‘standard’ English used by certain classes or groups, and of the corresponding concepts of inferior ‘dialects’ or ‘marginal variants’. The concept is usually employed in [...]

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Appropriation

Appropriation generally refers to the strategies employed by postcolonial societies and its writers and scholars that enable them to use the philosophical, linguistic, and academic tools introduced by the colonizers to offer their own versions of truth or, in ideal [...]

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