James Baldwin's Argument About Black English As A Language

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In his essay, James Baldwin makes a convincing argument about Black English and how it is a language of its own. Baldwin uses a lot of logic to support his claim. He is a credible author on this subject because of his background, experience with the Civil Rights movement and experience living in America and France. Because of Baldwin’s set up of arguments, and great credibility, his essay has a better flow to it. One thing that Baldwin does is, He supports his claim by saying that there can be many versions of a "general" language depending on the region where it is spoken. This can mean different things for the reader, but Baldwin uses the example of French and how a person living in Paris cannot understand what a person from Quebec is saying,

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