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Select a recent media article from an English language publication. It needs to be from the year 2019, and it must relate to your topic as a case study. Then discuss the quote from the textbook, the media article and your subtopic as you answer this question, integrating at least 7 texts in your response: “your ability to persuade [and] your ability to persuade [come] from your ability to communicate” (Hale & Basides, 2013, p.1). how does this relate to the power of English?

Essay Question ARW 2019 SPRGeneral instructions

Submission time is 11.59pm, Sunday ofWeek 13(the 20th October, 2019), via the Final Essay Turnitin link on vUWS. Formatting and literacy requirements are as per the LG.

You should have adraft version of this essay to show your tutor during weeks 11-13,so that it can be checked before final submission.

Students can submit the essay before week 13, and they can use the Practice Turnitin Link to check their work for Referencing and Literacy standards.

Students can build on their previous WTs for the essay, but the essay needs to be substantiallybetter, anddifferent: larger portions need to be rephrased and improved.

Students are expected to use some of the suggested texts on the Reading List (4 minimum, and at least 3 of these must be academic sources). They must also find at least another 2 academic texts (not on the Reading List) which they must use in their response. Therefore,

the essay reference list should have at least7 sources(including the media article you use as your case study) and these must have been used in the essay explicitly. Students can use source texts from any other topic as part of this research, but a student who locates and uses a quality source text well (not from any topic) will be awarded higher marks.

The essay is 1000 words long, plus or minus 10%, and not including the essay question or the Reference List. Quoted material is considered as part of the essay.
Extensions need to be negotiated between you and your tutor/Unit Coordinator.
The essay will be marked according to the Learning Guide (LG) criteria, and marks will be available on vUWS sometime after week 16, for a few weeks until the vUWS site is taken down for the end of semester. Note that raw grades on GradeCentre are still subject to moderation by the university, but they are a good indication of whether a student has passed the subject.

Any student with SC or an AIP can have a confidential discussion with their UC or tutor for an extension or varied submission requirements.

This is the essay question:

Select a recent media article from an English-language publication. It needs to be from the year 2019, and it must relate to your topic as a case study. Then discuss thisquotefrom the textbook, themedia articleand yoursubtopicas you answer thisquestion, integrating at least7 textsin your response:“Your authority to speak [and] your ability to persuade [come] from your ability to communicate”(Hale & Basides, 2013, p. 1). How does this relate to the power of English?

http://www.smh.com.au/world/donald-trumps-history-of-flippantmisogyny-becomes- part-of-his-brand-20150809-giv7k2.html

2. Swearing as offensive language or hate speech

Suggested List:

Allan, K. & Burridge, K. (2006).Forbidden words: Taboo and the censoring of language.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ecclestone, R. (2008, June 7). Warning: Contains coarse language.The Australian.Retrieved fromhttp://www.theaustralian.com.au/life/weekend-australian-magazine/warning- contains-coarse-language/story-e6frg8h6-1111116556611

Fish, S. E. (1994).There's no such thing as free speech: And it's a good thing, too.Cary (NC): Oxford University Press.

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Halmari, H. (2011) Political correctness, euphemism, and language change: The case of‘people first’.Journal of pragmatics,43,828–840.

Hughes, G. (2010).Political correctness: A history of semantics and culture.Chichester (UK): Wiley-Blackwell.

Jay, T. (2009). Do offensive words harm people?Psychology, public policy, and law,15(2), 81-101.

Kaye, B. K., & Sapolsky, B. S. (2001). Offensive language in prime time television: Before and after content ratings.Journal of broadcasting & electronic media,45(2), 303-319.

Rassool, N. (1998). Postmodernity, cultural pluralism and the nation-state: Problems of language rights, human rights, identity and power.Language sciences, 20(1), 89-99.

Waldron, J. (2012).The harm in hate speech.Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press.
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White, R. (2002). Indigenous young Australians, criminal justice and offensive language.Journal of youth Studies,5(1), 21-34.

3. The ‘aesthetic alibi’: art and satire

Suggested List:

Carey, J. W. (1992). Political correctness and cultural studies.Journal of communication, 42(2), 56-72.

Gring-Pemble, L., & Watson, M. S. (2003). The rhetorical limits of satire: An analysis of James Finn Garner's politically correct bedtime stories.Quarterly journal of speech,89(2), 132-153.

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English. Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hamad, R. (2015, March 11). Only a group of white men would call themselves Black Pussy.The Sydney Morning Herald.Retrieved fromhttp://www.dailylife.com.au/news-and- views/dl-opinion/only-a-group-of-white-men-would-call-themselves-black-pussy- 20150310-14042c.html

Jay, M. (1992). The aesthetic alibi.Salmagundi, 93, 13-25.
Lewis, P. (1997). Humor and political correctness.Humor: International journal of humor

research, 10, 453-513.
Lockyer, S. & Pickering, M. (Eds.). (2009).Beyond a joke: The limits of humour.

Basingstoke (UK): Palgrave Macmillan.
Roe, A. (2006). Television satire, democracy and the decay of public language: John Clarke's

verbal caricature.Media international Australia incorporating culture and policy,121(1), 93-104.

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Saper, B. (1995). Joking in the context of political correctness.Humor: The international journal of humor research, 8(1), 65-67.

Selinger-Morris, S. (2011, March 5). A fine line in profanity.The Age.Retrieved fromhttp://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/a-fine-line-in-profanity-20110304-1bhr7.html

Wagg, S. (Ed.). (1998).Because I tell a joke or two: Comedy, politics and social difference.London: Routledge.

4. Homophobic language

Suggested List:

Allan, K. & Burridge, K. (2006).Forbidden words: Taboo and the censoring of language.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Fredrickson, B. L., & Roberts, T. A. (1997). Objectification theory.Psychology of women quarterly,21(2), 173-206.

Guinness, R. (2015, March 24). NSW Waratahs forward Jacques Potgieter fined $20,000 for homophobic slurs against ACT Brumbies.The Sydney Morning Herald.Retrieved fromhttp://www.smh.com.au/rugby-union/union-news/nsw-waratahs-forward- jacques-potgieter-fined-20000-for-homophobic-slurs-against-act-brumbies-20150323- 1m5wau.html

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English. Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hughes, G. (1998).Swearing: A social history of foul language, oaths and profanity in English.London: Penguin.

Hyde, C. A., & Ruth, B. J. (2002). Multicultural content and class participation: Do students self-censor?.Journal of social work education,38(2), 241-256.

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Korobov, N. (2004). Inoculating against prejudice: A discursive approach to homophobia and sexism in adolescent male talk.Psychology of men & masculinity,5(2), 178-189.

Poteat, V. P., O'Dwyer, L. M., & Mereish, E. H. (2012). Changes in how students use and are called homophobic epithets over time: Patterns predicted by gender, bullying, and victimization status.Journal of educational psychology,104(2), 393-406.

Sparrow, R. (2002). Talking sense about political correctness.Journal of Australian studies,26(73), 119-131.

Waldron, J. (2012).The harm in hate speech.Cambridge (MA): Harvard University Press. Williamson, I. R. (2000). Internalized homophobia and health issues affecting lesbians and

gay men.Health education research,15(1), 97-107.

5. Officialuses of ‘coded’ language.

Suggested List:

Ahluwalia, P., & McCarthy, G. (1998). ‘Political correctness’: Pauline Hanson and theconstruction of Australian identity.Australian journal of public administration,57(3), 79-85.

Allan, K. & Burridge, K. (2006).Forbidden words: Taboo and the censoring of language.Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Flowerdew, J. (2014).Academic discourse. Abingdon (UK): Routledge.
Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave

Macmillan.
Halmari, H. (2011). Political correctness, euphemism, and language change: The case of

‘people first’.Journal of pragmatics,43(3), 828-840.

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Loury, G. C. (1994). Self-censorship in public discourse a theory of “political correctness”and related phenomena.Rationality and society,6(4), 428-461.

Milroy, J. & Milroy, L. (2002).Authority in language: Investigating Standard English(4thEdn.). Abingdon (UK): Routledge.

Orwell, G. (1946).Politics and the English language. Retrieved fromhttp://www.orwell.ru/library/essays/politics/english/e_polit

Poole, S. (2006).Unspeak: How words become weapons, how weapons become a message, and how that message becomes reality.London: Little Brown.

Sparrow, R. (2002). Talking sense about political correctness.Journal of Australian studies,26(73), 119-131.

Yoong, M. (2014, October 10). Pull up a chair, we need to talk about sexist language at work.The Conversation.Retrieved fromhttp://theconversation.com/pull-up-a-chair-we- need-to-talk-about-sexist-language-at-work-31869

6. Standard and non-Standard Englishes

Suggested List:

Eades, D. (1992).Aboriginal English and the law: Communicating with Aboriginal English speaking clients: A handbook for legal practitioners.Brisbane: Queensland Law Society.

Eades, D. (2007). Understanding Aboriginal silence in legal contexts. In H. Kotthoff & H. Spencer-Oatey (Eds.),Handbook of intercultural communication. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, 285-301.

Eades, D. (2013).Aboriginal ways of using English.Canberra (ACT): Aboriginal Studies Press.

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Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Kirkpatrick, A. (2007).World Englishes: Implications for international communication and English language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Lippi-Green, R. (2012).English with an Accent: Language, ideology and discrimination in the United States(2ndEdn.). New York: Routledge.

Milroy, J. & Milroy, L. (2002).Authority in language: Investigating Standard English(4thed.). Abingdon (UK): Routledge.

Munro, M. J. (2003). A primer on accent discrimination in the Canadian context.TESL Canada Journal, 20(2), 38-51.

Nguyen, B. B. D. (1993). Accent discrimination and the test of spoken English: A call for an objective assessment of the comprehensibility of nonnative speakers.California Law Review, 1325-1361.

Tan, A. (1990). Mother tongue.The Threepenny review,(43), 7-8.
Wiley, T. G., & Lukes, M. (1996). English-only and standard English ideologies in the US.

Tesol quarterly,511-535.

Suggested List:

7. Racism

Anderson, C. B. (1992). Political correctness on college campuses: Freedom of speech v. doing the politically correct thing.SMUL Rev.,46, 171.

Berman, P. (Ed.). (2011).Debating PC: The controversy over political correctness on college campuses. Delta.

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Fairclough, N. (2003). ‘Political correctness’: The politics of culture and language.Discourse & society,14(1), 17-28.

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ireland, J. (2016, January 29). Political correctness–a great term to dismiss issues that become too hard or inconvenient.The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved fromhttp://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-opinion/politicalcorrectness-8211-a- great-term-to-dismiss-issues-that-become-too-hard-or-inconvenient-20160128- gmflgo.html

Morris, S. (2001). Political correctness.Journal of political economy,109(2), 231-265. Norton, M. I., Sommers, S. R., Apfelbaum, E. P., Pura, N., & Ariely, D. (2006). Color

blindness and interracial interaction playing the political correctness game.

Psychological Science,17(11), 949-953.
Rahman, J. (2012). The N word: Its history and use in the African American community.

Journal of English linguistics,40(2), 137-171.
Sommers, S. R., & Norton, M. I. (2006). Lay theories about White racists: What constitutes

racism (and what doesn't).Group processes & intergroup relations,9(1), 117-138. Valentine, J. (1998). Naming the other: Power, politeness and the inflation of euphemisms.Sociological research online 3/4.Retrieved fromhttp://socresonline.org.uk/3/4/7.html

Van Boven, L. (2000). Pluralistic ignorance and political correctness: The case of affirmative action.Political psychology,21(2), 267-276.

Suggested List:

8. English as a Global Language

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Crystal, D. (2003).English as a global language(2nded.). Cambridge (UK) Cambridge University Press.

Evans, N. (2009).Dying words: Endangered languages and what they have to tell us. Maldon & Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Graddol, D. (2006).The future of English. Retrieved fromhttps://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/sites/teacheng/files/pub_learning-elt-future.pdf

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hyland, K. (2009).Academic discourse: English in a global context. London: A & C Black Continuum.

Jenkins, J. (2006). Current perspectives on teaching world Englishes and English as a lingua franca.TESOL quarterly,40(1), 157-181.

Jin, L., & Cortazzi, M. (2002). English language teaching in China: A bridge to the future.Asia Pacific journal of education,22(2), 53-64.

Northrup, D. (2013).How English became the global language. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Nunan, D. (2001). English as a global language.TESOL quarterly, 35(4), 605-606. Rajadurai, J. (2005). Revisiting the concentric circles: Conceptual and sociolinguistic

considerations.Asian EFL journal, 7(4), 111-130.
Riddle, S. (2013, June 12). Renaming English: Does the world language need a new name?

The Sydney Morning Herald.Retrieved fromhttp://www.smh.com.au/comment/renaming-english-does-the-world-language-need-a- new-name-20130611-2o2v5.html

Schneider, E. W. (2007).Postcolonial English: Varieties around the world. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Wiley, T. G.,& Lukes, M. (1996). English-only and Standard English ideologies in the US.TESOL Quarterly, 30(3), 511-535.

9. The politics of Indigenous Australia

Suggested List:

Cunneen, C. (2001).Conflict, politics and crime: Aboriginal communities and the police. Sydney: Allen and Unwin.

Eades, D. (2000). I don't think it's an answer to the question: Silencing Aboriginal witnesses in court.Language in society, 29(2), 161-195.

Grant, S. (2016). Stan Grant's speech on racism and the Australian dream.The ethics centre.Retrieved fromhttp://www.ethics.org.au/on-ethics/blog/january-2016/stan-grant-s- speech-on-racism-and-the-australian-d

Hale, A. & Basides, H. (2013).The keys to academic English.Melbourne: Palgrave Macmillan.

Langton, M. (1988). Medicine square [online]. In: Keen, Ian (Ed.).Being black: Aboriginal cultures in 'settled' Australia.Canberra (ACT): Aboriginal Studies Press, 201-225. Retrieved fromhttp://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=393360063445025;res=IELIND

Langton, M. (2012). “The quiet revolution: Indigenous people and the resources boom”.abc.net.au.2012 Boyer Lectures: Sunday 18 November 2012 – Sunday 2 December 2012. Retrieved fromhttp://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/boyerlectures/2012- boyerlectures/4305696

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Lippi-Green, R. (2012).English with an accent: Language, ideology and discrimination in the United States(2nd ed.). New York: Routledge.

Pearson, N. (2014, November 6). Noel Pearson's eulogy for Gough Whitlam in full.The Sydney Morning Herald.Retrieved fromhttp://www.smh.com.au/comment/noel- pearsons-eulogy-for-gough-whitlam-in-full-20141105-11haeu.html

Pedersen, A., Beven, J., Walker, I., & Griffiths, B. (2004). Attitudes toward indigenous Australians: The role of empathy and guilt.Journal of community & applied social psychology,14(4), 233-249.

Sutton, P. (2001, November). The politics of suffering: Indigenous policy in Australia since the 1970s.Anthropological forum, 11(2), 125-173.

White, R. (2002). Indigenous young Australians, criminal justice and offensive language,Journal of youth studies, 5(1), 21-34, doi:10.1080/13676260120111742.

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