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Construction of Scotland Class: Reflective Blog

Week 2 (6-12 October) Reflections on class work: In class this week, we discussed how the perception of Scotland is formed in relation to our speech. I believe that Scottish people find difficulty in differentiating between their informal regional dialect and their formal traditional English tongue. The conflict between these two registers has to a … Continue reading

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Scottish Literature Blog Entry. Week 3 (13-19th of October).

This week in class we discussed ‘The Double and the Caledonian Antisyzygy’. This idea proposes that binary opposites and duality are fundamentally part of Scottish literature and the Scottish psyche. This duality exists within our literature, for example in ‘Kidnapped’ and ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson with the parallels of: good … Continue reading

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Scottish Literature Blog Entry. Week 2 (6-10 th of October).

In class this week, we discussed how the perception of Scotland is formed in relation to our speech. I believe that some Scottish people find difficulty in differentiating between their informal regional dialect and their formal traditional English tongue. The conflict between these two registers has to a certain extent created an insecurity and even … Continue reading

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