Power and Language Essay

04/28/2010 22:40

The goal of the assignment is to create an essay about language and power.

Use your metaphorical drawing to think about what you want to say about language and power.

Think about the following questions...
What are your understandings about language? 
What patterns do you see from the examples we read, viewed, and listened to?
How do you find power in language?
How do others find power in language?
Is your language ever used against you? In which ways?
How can people whose language has been taken away from them reclaim them?