Linguistic dishes

LANGUAGE AND GENDER: Kübra Gümüşay does a slightly different language dish in Sprache und Sein, where she advocates a new way of perceiving language.

Ciftci is a journalist and actor.
Language and being
Author: Kübra Gümüşay
Publisher: Hanser Literaturverlage, Germany

LANGUAGE AND GENDER: Kübra Gümüşay does a slightly different language dish in Sprache und Sein, where she advocates a new way of perceiving language.

The German-Turkish journalist, activist and author Kübra Gümüsay writes in Language and being > about how the language - or languages ​​- we grow up with, shapes mindset, behavior, perception of time, environment, space, relationships, gender and so on. She writes: "Language opens and limits the world for us - at the same time." Ohpner by being able to communicate with each other, and narrows the world with its linguistic limitations, such as the lack of vocabulary.

The author is based on his own personal experiences in Germany and England with his two languages, German and Turkish. I am drawn into her self-perceived incidents with, among other things, discrimination, since she has chosen to wear the religious garment hijab, which makes the story vulnerable and intimate.
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