Creolization in The Interpreters

Mohamed Dellal, Mohamed I University, Oujda, Morocco

Note 16 to the author's "The Interpreters' Cultural Politics, Or Soyinka's Postcolonial Otherness"

Creolization, one understands, is rather a stage where the hybrid-language is brought closer to the lexifier language which quite often is no more nor less than the colonial language. These two processes, and the stages they follow are exemplified in the following diagram by Muhlhausler (1986: 5) despite the few differences it has in comparison with the works of Fasold (1990):

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