The Is Not Our Differences That Divide Us Essay

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A poet named Audre Lorde, once said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” (Lorde,) Such true words with a major need to be spoken. Discrimination, the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things. Which has become an excuse for some, and a blindfold for many. Who ever thought that the great land of the free would stilled be doomed by this curse called discrimination. When people feel as though it is acceptable to judge a person on their differences. Thus, out of all the subjects that people choose to discriminate against, one that displays the most immaturity lays in the discrimination of one’s tongue. [Place My Thesis]. English is one language that consist of two different versions, standard and nonstandard. Standard English is considered the correct way of speaking English. Brought upon by using correct grammar and fluent pronunciation of each word and its letters. When someone is listed as speaking a nonstandard form of English, it is simply implying that a person is using an incorrect form of speaking English. Such as when a person lacks accurate pronunciation. Or when their dialect does not allow the words to flow off one’s tongue in a manner that would be considered suitable to be called English. In the video titled. [Place YouTube Video]. The author mentions that there is no correct or incorrect way to speak English. And that its preposterous to place so
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