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Language Use and Family Relationships

  • Charlotte Burck

Abstract

Two different perspectives on language use and family relationships were given in the interviews: interviewees’ constructions of their experiences as children within their family of origin; and adults’ views of their relationships in their family of creation. In the following chapter, I draw on both of these perspectives to identify pertinent themes and constructions in the talk of family and language, with the aim of elabor-ating the complexities in family relationships when family members live their lives in more than one language.

Keywords

Research Participant Family Relationship Mother Tongue Dominant Language Childhood Language 
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© Charlotte Burck 2005

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  • Charlotte Burck

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