Communication and Linguistics Studies

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020

  • A Corpus-based Study of the Stereotypical Construction of Sundanese People

    Susi Yuliawati

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 40-46
    Received: 7 July 2020
    Accepted: 27 July 2020
    Published: 13 August 2020
    Abstract: This article uses corpus linguistics methods and theories to study how the Sundanese depicted as people with courteous characters in a 2.9 million-word corpus of Manglé, a Sundanese magazine, published between 1958 and 2013. The study examines the usage patterns of Sundanese words denoting ‘courtesy’ and ‘discourtesy’ in the corpus by employing a m... Show More
  • Tribalism, Politics and Hate Discourse in Contemporary Cameroon English; a Linguistic Usurpation

    Willie Mushing Tamfuh

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 47-64
    Received: 26 September 2020
    Accepted: 12 October 2020
    Published: 21 October 2020
    Abstract: In our time, casual conversations and political speeches as well as written productions in English in Cameroon are, to a greater extent, replete with ugly expressions full of sheer cloudy vagueness, inaccurate and debased language, consisting largely of euphemisms, pretentious dictions and sometimes meaningless words that depict a people’s experien... Show More