Week 8 – “Literatures of Australia & New Zealand” Crane

November 14, 2007

I liked what Crane said at the end of his article about the use of Maori language in the English text to “challenge the cultural hegemony of English itself” and give voice to the people of the area (397). We’ve been talking a lot in class about the role of the kingdom of God to give everyone a voice, and here is an example of using a cultural specific to amplify marginalized voices.


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