Summaries Of "Creole" And "Heterosexuality"

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Summary of "Creole" In "Creole," Schieffelin and Doucet explore social differences that cluster judgments suited to views expressed about Creole speech and speakers. Two views expressed in the passage, both cover the stigmatizations of Creole, but differ in what aspect they are covering. Linguists regard Creole as being that of incomplete nature, lacking abstractions and thus, inappropriate for government schooling. Where as in lay's terms, Creole is deemed to be "impoverished," and "deformed." For example, the middle-class Haitian's view this latter representation of Creole illegitimate due to the grammatical features, sounds, and social origins of the speakers.

Summary of "Heterosexuality" In her article, "Heterosexuality," Cheshire Calhoun exemplifies the benefits a heterosexual "social unit" possesses over non-heterosexuals. Calhoun illustrates social customs as a result of rites of passage that are acknowledged as the norm for gender behaviors in a heterosexual society. For example, children are prepared from a young age as to what norm is acceptable through dances and dating rituals in order to instill heterosexual behavior.

Furthermore, this results in surfacing of the "social unit" which additionally paves the way for spousal entitlements of socio-economic and legal advantages such as: marriage counseling, family health benefits, dating services, tax deductions, and so on.