Language's Influence On Our Writing

Your language constantly changes from yearly to daily based on the person you are. The way you learn to speak from when you were little is probably the reason why you talk the way you are today. Many people were raised to say hi to greet someone but in other cultures like my spanish culture, you show someone respect by saying hi and kissing them on the cheek. Your language evolves from your background and environment. This has a major impact on your writing and how you explain with describe things in context. This point of view connects with the text “Writing Is Informed by Prior Experience” by Andrea A. Lunsford a concept about how a person uses their experience to incorporate into ...

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interactions with experience. When a person is writing Lunsford says, “all writing is in some sense a response to other writing or symbolic action[...]from all the experience the writer has had”(Lunsford 54). Andrea A. Lunsford continues her text on what personal style of writing is influenced by. The way your earlier teachers from kindergarten and first grade taught you how to hold a pencil and write your name affects your writing ability today. This relates to Bladwin when he says, “Subsequently, the slave was given, under the eye, and the gun, of his master,[..]and it is within this unprecedented tabernacle that black English began to be formed.”(Baldwin 3). In Baldwin's experience, black language developed through its communities and experience with the community. This compares to “Writing Is Informed by Prior Experience” which bases language on what you see and what you are taught from when you were a baby till just yesterday can impact how you are today.

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