Critical Review Of Analytical Frameworks

1624 Words Mar 3rd, 2015 7 Pages
In the past decade, language memoirs, linguistic autobiographies, and learners’ journals and diaries have become a popular means of data collection in applied linguistics. It is not always clear however how one should go about analyzing this data. The aim of this paper is to offer a critical review of analytical frameworks applied to how one language autobiography can say a lot about one person’s past experiences and shapes them into who they are today. I will discuss the dialect, both geographical environment and social factors, and associates within through developing, using and changing an idiolect which constitutes part of a persona and self-identity of these frameworks in relation to the type of information they seek: subject reality, life reality, and text reality. I argue that some analytical results, in particular content from academic journals, are insensitive to the interpretive nature of autobiographic data. Subsequently, I will talk about my idiolect that is a collection of features of vocabulary development through parent-child directed speech, neighborhood and the Hawaiian Island Voices, textism behavior with school children and academic attainment, depression and its effect on language, and gaining identity through second language learning.

Language is acquired through steps, and is a gradual, lengthy process, and one that involves a lot of apparent 'errors '. Those who strive to own cultural and linguistic competence and to live it are on…
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