BOOK: “Producing the text of culture: the appropriation of English in contemporary Samoa”

To the untrained ear, the language used by faafafines in Samoa, may just sound like common slang, or bilingual mockery. But according to a study by Samoan academic, Letuimanuasina Dr Emma Kruse-Vaai, the unconventional use of Samoan and English by faafafines has led to a … [read more]

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