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dc.contributor.authorÇamkara, A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-02-08T10:16:58Z
dc.date.available2016-02-08T10:16:58Z
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.issn13003984
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11693/23654
dc.description.abstractIn recent years, rap music has gained popularity in Turkey, especially among young people. In this article, the use of slang and swear words in rap music will be evaluated. Rap music originally emerged as an expression of resistance and opposition. The use of slang and swear words in this type of music is regarded as necessary by rappers as well as its listeners and is perceived as an inseparable part and continuance of ordinary life. Beyond all arguments presented here, the article also aims to emphasize how the conceptual boundaries of slang and swear words have become blurred within the context of rap music. Particularly, the explanations of rappers regarding this issue are noteworthy of attention. Within this framework, it is observed that the boundaries of slang have expanded to incorporate as "slang" words originally intended to be used as swear words.en_US
dc.language.isoTurkishen_US
dc.source.titleMilli Folkloren_US
dc.subjectContexten_US
dc.subjectRap musicen_US
dc.subjectSlangen_US
dc.subjectSwearingen_US
dc.titleRap: Slang or swearing?en_US
dc.title.alternativeRap: Argo mu? küfür mü?en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.departmentDepartment of Turkish Literature
dc.citation.spage93en_US
dc.citation.epage96en_US
dc.citation.volumeNumber9en_US
dc.citation.issueNumber71en_US


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