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Autor:  pat
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Data:  08/FEV/2003 7:50 PM
Assunto:  Re: Answer to Ana Maria
 
Mensagem:  Once again I must dis-agree with Miguel. The great majority of Brazilians whom I have seen would look like typical "Hispanics" to most Americans. Strictly speaking, since they don't speak Spanish, they are not. Brazil, just like the USA, has people of mostly European appearance; Hispanic, or ethnically mixed appearance; and African appearance. The one drop or "octaroon" code for determining black status in America is long gone. If a person has dark skin AND negroid features then most people will consider them as "black". However, as I'm sure you know, Miguel, in all cases it has a lot to do with what dialect of English a person speaks. If a "black" looking person speaks English with a hispanic or any other foreign accent they won't be percieved the same way as the same person speaking "Eubonic" (black American dialect). It is a very linguistic and cultural issue, not simply racial appearance as it was years ago. You may not be as aware of this in Providence, but I grew up in the south, and have lived in many different states - so I can tell AnaMaria that it isn't as simplistic as you say. I think the big difference in Brazil is the absence of this dialectic/idiomatic component. Pode qualquer pessoa commenta sobre isso?


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  08/FEV/2003, 6:59 PM
 Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  pat  08/FEV/2003, 7:50 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  08/FEV/2003, 8:13 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  pat  08/FEV/2003, 9:12 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  09/FEV/2003, 1:17 AM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Ana Maria  09/FEV/2003, 1:29 AM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  pat  09/FEV/2003, 9:40 AM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  José Roberto  09/FEV/2003, 2:51 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  09/FEV/2003, 5:01 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  pat  09/FEV/2003, 6:06 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  09/FEV/2003, 6:57 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Luk  09/FEV/2003, 8:15 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  José Roberto  09/FEV/2003, 6:25 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  pat  09/FEV/2003, 9:33 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Miguel Vieira  10/FEV/2003, 2:58 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Adriana  09/FEV/2003, 4:28 PM
Re: Answer to Ana Maria  –  Michele Lunguinho  05/SET/2003, 4:18 PM

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